Posts Tagged: goals

Setting Goals for Success – Preparing for negotiations by outlining what you want to achieve

Photo: Daniel Ames

Interview by Keyna Franklin

Daniel Ames is a Columbia Business School professor who specializes in negotiation.

Q: You’ve taught that it’s important to go into a negotiation with a clear idea of what your goal is. Why is that important?

A: The beginning of preparation for any negotiation is to define success – what is it that you’re trying to achieve? Take a step back to look at the big picture. In child welfare, your goals … Read More

Keeping Your Head in the Game – Coaching parents to achieve economic mobility goals

Jennifer Lowe is a vice president at EMPath, an organization that provides coaching to help people and families get out of poverty.

Q: What does it mean to be a mobility mentor?

A: A mobility mentor partners with a program participant to help support them in their goals. In every organization it might look a little different. At EMPath, we’re a family shelter provider and we also offer multi-year programming for families outside the shelter system.

For example, … Read More