Category: Business Practices

When to Stop a Negotiation – 5 Warning Signs

Walking should be one of your negotiation strategies. Experience will help you decide when there is not a win win contract to be had, but here are some guides: Negotiation of the initial NDA is contentious. If negotiating a nondisclosure

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Intellectual Property Agreement Template: Problems and 4 Warnings

The use of a search phrase that brought up my website worried me. The search phrase was “Intellectual Property Agreement Template”. My assumption is that whoever typed that had to want to accomplish one of three things with the Agreement:

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3 Key Negotiating Tactics

Here are three of the key points I emphasize again and again when working with companies on their negotiating tactics: Be Prepared. Be Very Prepared. If all of the members of the negotiating team are not intimately familiar with every

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Contract Terms – Do the Math

This is about saying what you really mean in a contract, not almost what you mean. Contract terms (including the Statement of Work) must be clear and concise to create an effective working relationship. The document that brought this topic

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Writing a Statement of Work: Examples of Issues

Usually affiliated with a Master Services Agreement covering general terms and conditions, the Statement of Work (SOW) presents several difficult challenges. See more about Effective Agreements services concerning Master Service Agreements and Statements of Work. Writing a Statement of Work

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