Step Up to the Plate: Negotiation Skills that Win

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Level Up: Negotiation & Persuasion for the Win

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Nez Balelo

CAA

Go behind the art of the deal with the man responsible for closing some of the biggest signings in Major League Baseball. Nez Balelo will share his million-dollar techniques used to secure record-breaking deals for top MLB players including Shohei Ohtani & Ryan Braun. Balelo will provide practical strategies you can use to secure winning results the next time you’re at the negotiation table or even “negotiating” relationships in the workplace. Balelo will address the critical role persuasion plays with those you’re in contact with on a daily basis, from business partners, co-workers, & employees, in order to secure win-win results. Session will also include some inside baseball stories & what it took for Balelo to claim a top spot on Forbes’ “Most Powerful Sports Agents in the World” list.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Presentation
Event Type: Session
Track: Sports
Level: Advanced