This show features reliable information, strategies, stories, interviews, and ideas that may help you improve your negotiation outcomes. Although you may listen in just for fun or sport, it just might happen that you will get a needed nudge to become a better negotiator - and just maybe - a better leader as well
Thoughts on Leadership and Esteemed Leader Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom: An FNN Interview with Mark Nelson in Ghana28/01/2018 Duração: 30min
This episode is a recording of a live FNN television interview in Accra, Ghana from January 11, 2018. The show host Annie Afua Ampofo directs questions to Mark Nelson about his relationship with the highly esteemed leader and businessman Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom in Ghana. She also asks Mark to share some reflections on results-oriented leadership and management. Mark's wife Mona was in the studio as well and shared in the fuller conversation.
On Leadership: An Interview with Mark Nelson in Accra Ghana on Eezy FM 107.517/01/2018 Duração: 37min
On the Morning Edition Show for Eezy FM 107.5 in Accra, Ghana, broadcaster Larry Benson conducted a live interview on leadership with Mark Nelson. The conversation touched on integrity, influence, accountability, respect, communication, values and other related matters that contribute to leadership development and success. To that end - they even talked about humor. The interview took place on January 10, 2018.
The Honorable Judge John E. DeSanto on Leadership18/12/2017 Duração: 47min
As a former prosecutor and now Senior Judge in Minnesota, The Honorable John E. DeSanto reflects on events and career developments that allowed him to serve as a leader in public service. His resolve and enthusiasm to lead and serve well are infectious and exemplary.
Leaders Who Live and Tell the Story: Amy Simpson on Leadership and Mental Illness09/12/2017 Duração: 47min
Amy Simpson is a writer, speaker, and author who wrote a notable book in 2013 entitled Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church's Mission. Because of the book's success and it's credible focus on a critical need, Amy has emerged as a leader in speaking to those affected by mental illness, and she helps cast a vision for those wanting to help. In Troubled Minds, Amy tells the story of her mother when she had a complete psychotic break - when Amy was only 14 years old. This profoundly affected her mother and the whole family. Nothing was ever the same again. I read the book in a church group because it also focused on helping others to be supportive of people and families dealing with mental illness. But I also found the book to be a fine example of an author/leader at work in influencing people and bringing forth essential change. Amy Simpson has written a number of books including: Troubled Minds - Mental Illness and the Church's Mission, and Anxious. She is a former publishing executive, and besides bei
Multi-Party Negotiation Practices: Listening, Perspective-Taking, and Preparation26/08/2017 Duração: 52min
[spp-player] The purpose of this episode is to hear from Dave Wickstrom who retired from the Minneapolis Community Development Agency after several decades of work developing revenue and expenditure plans for public urban redevelopment projects. In this role, negotiating redevelopment agreements - with the project manager as lead - was a key part of his job. Dave reflects on significant considerations for assessing negotiation issues, how to engage parties in a negotiation, things that interfere with negotiation momentum, and other related concerns for achieving desired negotiation outcomes.[/spp-transcript]
Negotiation: Be Willing and Be Ready19/07/2017 Duração: 28min
When the book Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury came out in 1981, it became an international bestseller - and has continued to be published under multiple editions. Why? It was an accessible and uncomplicated guide that is still popular for it's capacity to instruct a wide range of people on how to approach negotiation. It is not the first word on negotiation, nor will it be the last, but it has been extremely useful in engaging both the big wig and the commoner in being strategic their approach to negotiation. The authors problem-solving mutual-gains exploring approach at once expanded the prevalent competitive narrow focus of common negotiation practice. It also reminded readers that we are all negotiators. Besides just making brief note of this still very useful book in the podcast, I also interview two people who tell some of their history with learning and practicing negotiation - and how it brings value and benefit to their lives. Yossra and Mostafa are a young and very interesting
Leadership and Coaching: Development, Reflection, and Success - A Conversation with Coach Steve Pfingsten20/05/2017 Duração: 42min
During his twenty-six year tenure at the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, Steve Pfingsten was selected twenty times as the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. In 2016 inrecognition of his exemplary leadership and tremendous success as a coach, the College of St. Scholastica inducted him into the College’s Hall of Fame. From a conversational interview with Steve in this episode, you can hear about his leadership thoughts and get more than just a glimpse into the heart that enabled Coach Pfingsten to influence and lead in such a way that generated outstanding results for so many people over so many years. In just his final fourteen years of coaching alone, his teams won 22 conference championships. This was in addition to many individual championships and awards for team members. In 2013, he coached Chelsea Johnson to an NCAA Division III national championship.
The Game Warden Speaks25/04/2017 Duração: 16min
[spp-player] Game wardens (the commonly used title for "conservation officers" in the U.S.) are responsible for protecting wildlife. [spp-transcript] They accomplish this by enforcing laws that support public safety in hunting, fishing, boating, and related recreational activities; by stopping poaching; by dealing with wildlife related crimes; and investigating environmental crimes. Like other law enforcement officers, game wardens serve the public interests often at great personal risk due to accidents, weather conditions, hostile people, and vigorous physical challenges. Yet many find the profession to be a satisfying opportunity to merge their outdoors interests with a meaningful career. In this episode, I speak with Darrell Hansen - a retired Minnesota game warden - about his twenty-three years of interacting with the people in the Land of 10,000 Lakes as they hunt, fish, and recreate. It was interesting to hear from him on how people behaved in response to his authority - and to hear his ideas o
Improving Your Everyday Negotiations: An Interview with a Young Couple04/03/2017 Duração: 11min
[spp-player enclosure url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/marknelsonshow/MNShowEpisode5EditedDiDonato.mp3" length="11361846" type="audio/mpeg" >] In this episode, I had an opportunity to interview a young couple in Birmingham, Alabama - and hear a few of their stories about negotiation in their everyday lives. I wanted to hear about where they learned how to negotiate, how they have used negotiation skills in their personal and professional life, and how they feel about their ability to achieve good outcomes from negotiations. [spp-transcript]
Reciprocity Norms in Negotiation16/01/2017 Duração: 17min
[spp-player enclosure url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/marknelsonshow/MNShowEpisode004Reciprocity.mp3" length="8183628" type="audio/mpeg" >] In this episode, I introduced the role that reciprocity norms should serve in your negotiations. If you bargain or try to make deals without paying attention to reciprocity, you may not get the outcome you have worked for - and you may lose your bearings on what is shaping the direction of a negotiation. Paying attention to reciprocity in a negotiation requires having an understanding and awareness of what reciprocity is all about. [spp-transcript]
Letter From Birmingham Jail: Civil Rights Negotiation and Martin Luther King Jr.04/01/2017 Duração: 20min
[spp-player enclosure url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/marknelsonshow/MNshowEpisode003LetterFromBirminghamJailKingNegotiation.mp3" length="14643531" type="audio/mpeg" >] In this episode, I want to highlight the pivotal role that negotiation often plays in leadership. It is not enough for leaders to have influence. An effective leader needs to have influence - yes - but you need to negotiate your way to change. One example I like to illustrate for this point comes from Martin Luther King Jr. - the celebrated civil rights leader from the mid-20th century in America. [spp-transcript]
The Ransom of Red Chief and Negotiation Leverage14/12/2016 Duração: 12min
[spp-player enclosure url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/marknelsonshow/MNShow002RansomofRedChiefandNegotiationLeverage.mp3" length="9115708" type="audio/mpeg" >] The Ransom of Red Chief is an American classic short story that lends itself as an instructive backdrop for discussion about negotiation leverage. Leverage in a negotiation is the degree to which your ability or power brings about an agreement with another party on your terms. [spp-transcript]
Key Helps in Your Simple Negotiations13/12/2016 Duração: 12min
[spp-player enclosure url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/marknelsonshow/MNShow001KeyHelpsinSimpleNegotiations.mp3" length="8905131" type="audio/mpeg" >] Exercising your bargaining skills and strategies in simple negotiations can keep you sharp for bigger challenges. Improving your negotiation results in any venue is a welcome feat - with benefits. With a detailed look at a common transaction, Mark discusses strategies for success and gives reasons for you to negotiate more often than you may be inclined to.