Children – The Best Negotiators

The people, in their daily life, are observing good and bad tidings. They are experiencing political turmoil, business uncertainties, and depreciated moral, cultural and ethical values. What are the reasons, which have become the cause of misgivings? They are seeking help to streamline the ways and change their attitude to overcome inadequacies. How do we avoid such recurrences? The only ray of hope is the negotiations at every level.

It is quite intriguing that with the advent of advancement of knowledge and connectivity, we are still at logger heads on many issues. However, good sense is prevailing, and we are seeking amicable settlements. We are insisting on negotiations and not settling the issues by any other means. With reasonable authority, it is an established fact that talking and discussions are the pivotal tools in setting aside issues cordially and harmoniously. It becomes necessary to adopt an unambiguous approach to begin a practical negotiation.

Now, what is conspired and transpired between the groups, is the point to ponder? At the outset, we must probe into the sanctity of negotiation itself. It is the factor of interest affecting the groups; it, hence, needs settlement. We need not to bother about searching of avenues and authoritative options. We have to look into our own homes and in the vicinities. A very interesting and mind amazing characters will evolve in the form of children. Yes, it is these children who are the best negotiators, as we see in our daily life. How these children have acquired this ability? Probably, it is the gift from the nature that they have it and carry out it effectively. By and large, they achieve success near hundred percent.

It is a fact that nature balances everything in a most befitting way. We have to look around and understand the realities surrounding us. Many corporate stalwarts have candidly accepted that they have learnt many important lessons from children’s negotiating skill. They managed to take bold decisions adopting same technique and implemented it in their business and have achieved success. It is established beyond reasonable doubt that it is important to know, what is being said, and how it is shaping up?

Negotiation is an art and requires a multifaceted approach to conclude their point of view. It is also a fact that it is a compromise between concerned parties. If you observe a child, then you will notice that he adopts different approach and tactics as the situation demands. At times, he becomes flexible and stubborn and sometime gives up unimportant issues to get his most coveted object. His behavior with parents is different as compared to teachers. When dealing with siblings and friends his is very adept and authoritative. The most important thing is the specific tools he uses to achieve his aims and objectives.

The adequate challenge a corporate or political stalwarts face is getting minor intricacies and major hurdles settled effectively and amicably. They require availability of comprehensive material up to their sleeves and powerful team to negotiate. They want to make sure that the solution is foolproof and acceptable between the groups. Children displayed effective technique and adopt influencing approach. The negotiators can adopt children’s techniques suitably change to deduce productive results.

Children are persistence and creative. They are very intelligent in framing their answers, which overcome the objections. At the outset, they will not hear a word ‘NO’ in response to their question. A most effective skill of communication is that they do not use tentative language. On the contrary, they use optimistic terms to get confirmation. This is the cardinal point in any negotiations. The concluding point is the high initial demand to win the negotiation.

There is an element of compromise which the children agree to within their innocence yet profound in its value. We must understand, that any negotiation is a mirror reflection of compromise, leading to achieve a win-win situation. This particular aspect is distinctly displayed by children when motives are important and valuable. They will not deviate from their intended track. On the other hand, they will adopt an approach which is beautifully camouflage and partly visible in negotiations. These become a pivotal tool and leave a remarkable impact on the concerned parties. We all have untapped wealth of negotiating skill. Therefore, we should exploit the same for the benefit of our homes and to nurture the society.