There is a real effort of will required here. You have to manage your time to do it and actually want to do it.
learn to negotiate-save money
Negotiation is really hard for many – so go to a course. Learn how to do it. It’s a really hard technique which like swimming(at least for many of us) no one actually teaches us. You can just pick it up but you’ll waste time and opportunities in the meantime. You need to get really good. Talk to a buyer from any retail group and ask them how they learned to negotiate and what they advise you to do.
It’s learning the simple stuff that makes the real difference
The stuff where you score is in delivery, report writing, presentations, or time management-simple stuff. If golf were the metaphor for work then improving your putting would be the place to start. Anyone who plays golf knows that if you were a better putter your handicap would improve dramatically yet the part of golf we all virtually ignore is the only part at which any six-year-old could be better than us-putting. So learn to focus on the things that really make a difference.
Learn how to say “NO”
We’ve all had that moment: ”I was thinking ‘no’ but my mouth said ‘yes.’” Learn how to say ”no” nicely. The hardest thing in the world for most people is to say “no” or indeed to make any negative utterance. If you are to progress you’d better learn how to deliver the smiling, decisive “no.”
Learn how to be an extractor of information
For instance by listening actively, an exercise you can do with a friend. Each of you speaks for three minutes on a subject that interests you and the respondent listens and tries to encourage the speaker through an effort of will, positive body language, and enthusiasm to excel, to excite, and to inspire. Learn how to be a massive information extractor.