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
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