Tag Archives: negotiation

Humor in negotiations

humor in negotiations

Have you ever wondered if humor in negotiation is appropriate, and when? The best negotiators make the counterparty feel good about the relationship, good in the communication process, and good about the outcome, even if it is not in the counterparty’s best favor, because the process has been considerate. Humor makes our interactions more memorable. […]

Negotiation training with ELSA Norway

Negotiation training with ELSA Norway

On Monday 17 January, Wægger Negotiation Institute held a negotiation training for all Norwegian law students who wish to, or are considering registering for ELSA Norway’s negotiation competition. The negotiation training was held by WNI founder Roar Thun Wægger together with some of the previous participants and winners of the competition. Roar has collaborated with […]

Mediation Beyond Covid – Hacks, Craics and Crocodile Tears has launched!

mediation beyong covid out now

Yesterday, January 12th 2023, was the launch date for the book “Mediation Beyond Covid: Craics, Hacks and Crocodile Tears”! This is big news to us at WNI because our CEO and founder, Roar Thun Wægger, has invested a lot of time and energy in contributing to this book with his stories and experiences.  For the […]

Mediation Beyond Covid – Launches January 12th!

Mediation Beyond Covid releases january 12th

WNI founder, Roar Thun Wægger is proud to share that January 12th, is set to be the launch date for the book he has co-authored – Mediation Beyond Covid – Hacks, Craics and Crocodile Tears. This is an anthology book, a collection of stories, lessons, and innovations that emerged during Covid that have a similar […]

How can we better serve our clients?

HardCore Soft Skills can help you better serve your customers

It was a great pleasure to be part of this international panel discussing, The future of the legal profession, at the LAW2.0 conference in Dubai this weekend. With our broad experiences, our discussion was broad too “how can we better serve our clients and look after ourselves in the future?” Together, we discussed international law, […]

High demand for Negotiation Trainings

“I just have to say I absolutely loved your lecture and learned a lot about how to be a better jurist and human! Thank you again :)” wrote Chama Skounti, a master’s student at Master II Juriste d’Affaires Internationales, the University of Rennes, France, to me after the webinar we held last week. A few […]

Podcast: It’s an inside job

Negotiation by keeping the brain in mind was the topic when Roar was a quest in ITS AN INSIDE JOB podcast. Resilience in negotiation and challenging conversations come down to preparation, preparation, preparation, and will give you the ability to take a step back from the heat of the moment and reflect on your thoughts […]

Lecture for students at University of Stavanger – Hardcore soft skills.

Hardcore soft skills at UiS

This week WNI founder, Roar Thun Wægger, visited the University of Stavanger Business School, Department of Law at Handelshøyskolen – to talk to their student on their soft skills project. Thank you, LanaBubalo, and HelleAustvikTholo for running this project and inviting me. Roar created and named the lecture/small workshop – Hardcore soft skills. Negotiation, communication, […]

How do we manage negotiation techniques properly?


In this episode of the podcast Tankeledarpodden Jason Liem and Roar Thun Wægger present the powerful negotiating model they have named “Negotiation with the Brain in MIND”. Behind the podcast is the enthusiastic Swedish host Christoffer Bertilsson, and among other things, we are talking about: – How do we best work with negotiation techniques in difficult situations? – […]