Negotiating or persuading?

(Talking or working with others to reach an agreement.) (Reasoning or debating with others to get the outcome you want.)

Negotiating (Talking or working with others to reach an agreement.)

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persuading? (Reasoning or debating with others to get the outcome you want.)

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Negotiating or persuading?

Your presentation is due in two days. Which reply to this colleague request means you’re negotiating and which means you’re persuading?

Hey, any chance I can see your presentation today?

I'd rather not rush it. If we could wait till Friday as planned, I'll have time to make it really good.

Maybe not today, but if you take this other project off my hands, I can have it ready tomorrow?

Negotiating

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Persuading

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How did you do?

You’re right – negotiating involves reaching a compromise and persuading means getting the outcome you want.

How did you do?

That’s the wrong way round – remember negotiating involves reaching a compromise and persuading means getting the outcome you want.