Speak More Slowly to Get Better Negotiation Outcomes I’m a fast talker. Always have been. I’d always seen it as a benefit as I could get more information out in a shorter time. Turns out I was wrong. Fast talking gets you less. If you want to strengthen your bargaining position, the key is to
About Cindy Watson
Cindy's Credentials and more...
Cindy is a highly sought after international speaker, educator and coach, known for her passion, commitment, deep caring, and ability to inspire.
Cindy wowed at TEDx Ocala when she gave her talk
As a coach
Cindy empowers women to unleash their feminine power and become the best version of themselves. Cindy inspires her clients to dig deep to rediscover their true purpose and take charge of their lives again.
As an attorney
Cindy broke down barriers, fighting to further women's rights, secure pay equity, break glass ceilings and to end discrimination.
Here are a couple of the latest accolades in Cindy's illustrious law career.
Cindy has published her latest book The Art of Feminine Negotiation - How to Get what you Want from the Boardroom to the Bedroom. along with numerous short stories and two earlier books, Unloved and Endangered Animals, and Out of Darkness - The Jeff Healey Story, for which she won the Golden Oak Forest of Reading award.
Cindy is also the founder and president of the Muskoka Authors Association
Cindy's Blog Posts
I watched the Hugh Jackman movie, The Son, last night and it ripped my heart open. The movie is slow and sad … and so worthwhile. We don’t talk about mental health issues enough in our society. We say we do. We pat ourselves on the back for our ‘Let’s Talk’ campaigns. But mostly we
Vulnerability is being touted as the new bargaining advantage. While there is some merit to that perspective, I thought it was worth a few moments to explore the good, the bad and the ugly of various versions we’re seeing with this phenomenon. Traditional models of negotiation had us holding our cards close to our chest and
Not the Smart Way to Build TrustThere is a lot of misinformation out there on how to build trust and/or build rapport. This catches my attention and concerns me as trust and rapport are two key elements of successful negotiation. Teaching tactics to purportedly build trust based on myths and misconceptions is damaging and counterproductive. As