Anticipation Beats Reaction Every Time

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Negotiation is a journey, not a one-time deal.

But most approach it as if it were.

How do you navigate this?

Master three phases:

  • Assessment: Understand the full scope. Dig deep but share wisely.
  • Alignment: Focus on mutual benefits. It’s a collaboration, not a battle.
  • Agreement: Be strategic, patient, and clear about what you want.

Beggars can’t be choosers. Yet, with a proactive stance, you’re no beggar.

Proactive beats reactive. Every time.

The world rewards those who anticipate, not just react.

In the realm of exec careers, this couldn’t be truer.

Top performers don’t wait for layoffs or market downturns.

  1. They build a network and a reputation.
  2. They keep their options open.
  3. They know job security is a myth.
  4. They’re ready before they need to be.

Why wait until you’re out of work? Why not start networking now? Why let opportunities find you instead of creating them?

The proactive executive wins. Always.

This isn’t just about jobs. It’s about taking charge of your career and your life.

Don’t be left wondering “what if.” Act now. Be ready.

Your future self will thank you.

In a world of constant change, the best defense is a proactive offense.

Start today.

Your career depends on it.

Stay fearless, friends. 

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