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Change Someone's Mind – Negotiating

On many occasions when I was teaching, the children hoped to change my mind regarding a decision I had made.  The ones who pleaded, begged or wheedled never succeeded.  Those who had acquired the skill of negotiation sometimes convinced me that a compromise was possible.

Can you think of a decision, rule or behavior pattern that you would like changed?  How are your powers of negotiation?

The three-stage negotiation process

everyone helps

Things get done when we all work together.

Can One Person Increase Motivation in Another Person?

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Make A List – Ephemera

Ephemera refers to printed materials that are meant to be discarded once they are used.  One common example is a program that is passed out at a play or concert.  But the paper liner on your fast-food tray is also ephemera.

How many examples can you name?

ephemera

crossword puzzle

The daily crossword puzzle is an example of ephemera.

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