February 26, 2019

Warren Buffett, Arborist (Figuratively Speaking)

Warren Buffett Goes Green (Metaphorically) in 2018 Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Letter [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire.] What stood out (at least to me) in this year’s...
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The Key to Successful Negotiating: “Getting to Yes?” Or, “Getting to No?”

Establishing ” and Testing ” Boundaries If you go to the Business section of any bookstore, you’ll see any number of books on negotiation titled, “Getting to Yes!,” “Win-Win Negotiation,” etc. In my experience, however, the key to effective negotiation lies not in getting to “yes,” but getting to “no.” steelOr perhaps more accurately: before...
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