11.14.09 Is Today the Day I Worried About Yesterday?

Greetings from China: Just picked up my luggage in Singapore…I meet my driver and he tells me that Singapore is very busy due to the APEC mtg. I ask “gee, will it be hard to get a taxi tomorrow…Monday?” He says it’s Saturday today. I ask AGAIN, “Is it Saturday or Sunday?”

03.31.10 I just want to maybe say…

Qualifiers Don’t Work in Any Country. I’ve just returned from London working with very switched-on executives in the banking world. What I noticed is they often used qualifiers throughout their negotiations.  Qualifiers are words that dilute and weaken the statement.  Subtly, you lose your listener’s confidence.  Here are some examples: What I’d like to do today […]