Speaking, Training and Consulting

Seth Freeman has spoken, trained, coached, and consulted extensively on negotiation and conflict management for major institutions and small groups for over a decade.Read more

The Ready & Able Negotiator

Here is a brief, practical guide to getting ready for any important negotiation using a proven, powerful preparation tool called the ‘I FORESAW IT’ mnemonic. Read more

The Great Courses

Professor Freeman has recorded a 24 session course on The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal for The Great Courses. Read more

Researching The Trust Problem

Professor Freeman has long studied the Trust Problem, which he calls The Most Important Question: “How do I know I can rely on your assurances and that it’s safe to deal with you?” Read more


A Negotiation War Game is a structured Role-Play simulation of an upcoming negotiation. The method is sometimes referred to as “Rehearsal- or Mock-negotiations”. This site, by Expert Soren Malmborg, offers excellent insight on how to put them to use: http://negotiationwargames.com

The Colorado Conflict Consortium websites offer a wealth of valuable material on many aspects of conflict management: http://conflict.colorado.edu