Our monthly blog
Each month, we muse about some aspect of negotiation, gamification or philanthropy and its effect on our work and world. Comments welcome!
If you want to take part in the discussion, you are kindly invited to join our group 'Gamification and Negotiation' on LinkedIn.
NEGOTIATING MINDFULLY: Mindfulness As A Tool For Leaders and Negotiators
In a business culture permeated by buzzwords, it is no longer even possible to ignore the practice of mindfulness, a movement that’s been spreading like wildfire.
A SEPARATE PEACE: The Splashy Art of the Deal
This month Mark Young takes a nuanced look at the Israel-UAE peace agreement, keeping an eye on the long-term consequences.
WOMEN (still) DON’T ASK AND MEN (still) DON’T LISTEN? On Gender in Negotiation in times of Corona
Among its many other consequences, the Corona lockdown has also laid bare the continuing gender inequity in most Western societies.
Seeing is Believing: Framing Lessons from the Corona Crisis
Context is everything. In the negotiation world, we call it framing.
DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD: Venture Philanthropy and its Siblings
Rational Games is a social business: we exist to lend our support to projects and organizations that make creative use of games and play to resolve conflict. So this month’s blog focuses on that side of what we do.
ZOOMING AHEAD The Delights and Challenges of Digital Seminars
This month Rational Games has been, like so many other training providers, engrossed in a valiant effort to see how much of our traditional training content can be moved online and offered digitally.
NEGOTIATING WITH A VIRUS: Lessons from the Corona Experience
This month, please allow me to do a more personal blog, on a topic that is on everyone’s mind all over the globe. But what does it have to do with negotiation?
PYRAMID POWER: Exploring Interests in Negotiations
The best negotiators focus on interests. They listen and ask questions.
The Red / Blue Game A Metaphor on Negotiation and Life
This month Rational Games puts the spotlight on our signature negotiation game: Red and Blue.
KILLING WITH KINDNESS: Care & Creativity in Negotiations with Difficult People
“Fortiter in re, suaviter in modo”