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Mar 28, 2024

Scott Tillema discussed the importance of negotiation skills in various fields, particularly business, and how techniques used in crisis negotiations can be applied to business situations. Scott emphasized the need for emotional intelligence, self-regulation, and effective communication in difficult conversations. He also discussed the importance of authenticity, practice, and persistence in maintaining genuine connections and achieving desired results. Lastly, Scott shared his role models and invited listeners to connect with him for speaking or corporate negotiation inquiries.

Scott Tillema is a retired SWAT hostage negotiator with over 20 years of law enforcement experience in the Chicago area. Educationally, Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, and a master’s degree in psychology, and he was trained in negotiation by the FBI and at Harvard University. Today, he is a Partner at The Negotiations Collective, an international negotiations and conflict resolution training firm. As a global keynote speaker and corporate trainer, Scott inspires audiences to use techniques of verbal influence to be powerful negotiators, effective conflict resolvers, and influential leaders.