Deal Making

beyond parody

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 10, 2019

In order to be a good dealmaker, you need to have realistic goals, patience, flexibility and maturity.

Trump hasn't demonstrated any of these prerequisites yet in his quest for the wall

— Bloomberg Opinion (@bopinion) January 10, 2019



Books about negotiations by Leigh L. Thompson:

Heroic Failure

On 2019-03-09 I saw this tweet:

Regardless of his politics, this rant from George Galloway says so much about Brexit. Nostalgia for lost youth and sentimentalism about the past mixed with nationalistic hubris.

"I want Britain to be what it was in the Swinging 60s – when we were something!"

— Property Spotter (@PropertySpot) March 9, 2019


I posted this on 2018-12-30: About Fintan O’Toole’s book:

If you havent read ‘Heroic Failure’ yet, my review may help you:

— Lila Haines (@LilaEilis) December 17, 2018

Meaningless Numbers

Reading facts is dangerous.

Trump should be understood as a religious leader, to whom any presentations of reality are fake news. Trump delivers the alternative facts his adherents are asking for. Numbers are from hell – unless made up by Trump himself.

(Painting: 1479, Michael Pacher)

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) December 19, 2018

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