Walking Away

It works — sort of.

Image by Tante Tati for Pixabay

I’d always heard that one of the best negotiating tactics was the willingness to walk away.

I’ve tried it a few times, without any success at all. At least not what would have felt like success in that moment.

There was the time that I sat down with the car salesman to buy a Mini Cooper. The sticker price was $29,999, and the paperwork he handed me said $34,999. I…



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Carole Morris

Living everyday like it’s Saturday: retired. I was born for this.