It’s Halloween. Time for kids to dress up and go trick or treating. Last year Austin (then age 7) went as an artist. This year he insisted he wanted to be an artist again. I was trying to negotiate with him to “be” something more fun (or scary) this year and to “change things up.” But more on that later.
As I was negotiating with him to get him to think about a different costume, I began to connect dressing up with classical negotiation behaviors and gamesmanship.Read More