Negotiation is a critical leadership skill. We are not all born with it, but you can learn it.

As business leaders we often have to negotiate with clients or employees. We even negotiate in our personal lives.

I was recently asked, along with 14 other members of the Forbes Coaches Council, what skills are important for leaders who want to up their game in negotiations, and how to go about getting those skills.

I share the mistake I see most often, and the quickest path to successful negotiation.

Read more in the Forbes article.