Ed Brodow

Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt called Ed Brodow the "King of Negotiators."
Ed's practical, no-nonsense approach to an often-misunderstood subject has helped audiences and readers all over the world to overcome their fears and get what they want in business and in their personal lives. He is the best-selling author of six books, including Negotiation Boot Camp, Getting a Success Change, Fixer, and Women From Venus.
As a nationally recognized television personality, Ed has appeared as negotiation guru on PBS, ABC National News, Fox News, Inside Edition, and Fortune Business Report. His two-hour PBS negotiating special garnered rave reviews. Ed's ideas have been showcased in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Men's Health, Cosmopolitan, Business Week, Smart Money, Forbes, and Selling Power.
Since 1987, Ed's charismatic presentations have enthralled more than 1,000 corporate, association, and government audiences. His impressive client list includes Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Starbucks, Learjet, Raytheon, Seagate, Hyatt, The Gap, Revlon, Zurich Insurance, Mobil Oil, the IRS, and the Pentagon. In previous careers, Ed was a corporate sales executive (IBM, Litton, Singer), Marine Corps officer, and movie actor with roles opposite Jessica Lange, Ron Howard, and Christopher Reeve.  A member of Screen Actors Guild, Ed lives in Monterey, California.

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How do you feel when you have to negotiate? Unfortunately, most of us do not enjoy the process of making deals and so we try to avoid confrontation. This is counterproductive, as life demands that we interact with other people and attempt to resolve our differences with them. In fact, the way you negotiate will determine the extent of your success as a human being. People who have mastered the art of negotiation often have an easier time on this planet than the millions of lost souls who have not. Let’s consider why so many people hate to negotiate. This… Read more.