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How to Handle Negotiations and Difficult Conversations Like an Expert Hostage Negotiator with Scott

Scott Tillema shares powerful wisdom on handling emotional and tense conversations with ease and finesse.

You’ll Learn:

  1. Two powerful skills to help you connect with anyone

  2. A handy strategy to get people to listen in closely

  3. What people want to hear during emotional conversations

About Scott

Scott Tillema is a top communication keynote speaker, FBI trained hostage negotiator, and senior associate with The Negotiations Collective.

He is a nationally recognized leader in the field of crisis and hostage negotiations, training thousands of negotiators across the country. Scott has developed a model for hostage negotiation, which is now being adapted by those in the private sector for use in sales, marketing, communication, and leadership.

Resources Mentioned

  • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

  • Book: Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate by Dan Shapiro

  • TED Talk: “Your body language may shape who you are” by Amy Cuddy

  • Previous episode: 693: Building Better Relationships through Validation with Michael Sorensen


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