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Getting to Yes

Updated: Aug 22, 2020

Authors: Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, Bruce Patton

Released: 2011


This book is good...at a time specific time in one's life.

This was published in 2001 and would have been great if 20 year old me in 2001 read it. In 2020 I've got about a dozen other readings and a career that cover this book.

If you are starting out in life, or catching up on reading check this one out as a good start.

Some key points

- separate people and issues

- focus on interests

- come with options

- negotiate on principles

- with objective methods of measuring


Verdict: This would be a good read if you've never read influence or negotiations books. If you are a reader and applier, this is no valuable. If I think back to 2001 at the origina publication....this was probably amazing but in 2020 there are dozens of books on the topic that do it better.

3 out of 5 boots!


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