Tag Archives: negotiation

It Sucks to be Wrong

[This is chapter one of my book, Partly Wrong.] “Huge Lot of Comics and Baseball Memorabilia.” The Craigslist ad title screamed at me. I think it was 2004. Only 3 years earlier, I had discovered–and joined–this intriguing 6 year old website with a weird name, eBay. It was fascinating, and I tried my hand at …

The Killer Deal

I live in Huntsville, Alabama, in a $9,000 home on a decent-size corner lot in a simple little neighborhood. I would guess that it takes me almost an hour to mow my lawn. Often, neighbors will stop by my house and offer to do some work. I remember one particular day not long after I …