What You'll Learn ...

Run Time: 45 Minutes • Over 25 years, Cliff Michaels has trained thousands of students, leaders, families, salespeople, and entrepreneurs in the subtle art of negotiation, conflict resolution & people skills. In this advanced course, you'll discover over 50 real-world solutions to your most challenging deals & relationships. Whether you’re building teams, managing a crisis, buying & selling properties, negotiating venture capital, or simply asking for a raise, this course provides high-impact tools & proven strategies. You'll also get Cliff's Negotiator Checklist, a smart way to remember the fundamentals on every deal! Also see Cliff's Communication & People Skills MBA for essential life skills & relationship-builders.

""5 STARS! Cliff has negotiated a variety of deals for me over 25 years (real estate, private equity, venture capital), and he shares winning strategies at every turn. This course truly sets the bar for beginner to advanced negotiation & conflict resolution." Jim Weldon • CEO, Past-President (Entrepreneurs' Organization L.A.)

  • The Art of Building Trust

  • 10 Keys to Break Deadlocks

  • Raise Capital & Business Trust

  • Master Essentials to Conflict Resolution

  • How to Price, Package & Present Offers

  • Keys to Prepare & Position Negotiations

  • Tips to Avoid and/or Mitigate Legal Disputes

  • Buy & Sell Anything with Greater Confidence

  • The Benefits of Reading People & Situations

  • BONUS TOOLS: Accelerator Worksheets • Challenge Exercises • Ciff's Favorite TV & Movie Clips on Course Topics • Optional Quiz & Completion Certificate

Course Lessons


    2. Pre-Course Survey (1-MIN)

    3. Cliff's Pre-Course Tips & Pep Talk (1-MIN)

    1. Lesson 1: Course Intro • Table of Contents • Keys to YES, Conflict Resolution & What Drives Decisions (7 Mins)

    1. 10 Steps to Problem Solving (7 Mins)

    1. 8 Hardcore Negotiation Rules (12 Mins)

    1. "Erin Brokovich" Master Negotiation Scenes Starring Julia Roberts & Albert Finney (10 Mins)

    1. 11 Steps to Preparation and Presentation (10 Mins)

Course Details

  • $49.95
  • 15 lessons

Meet Your Instructor

NY Times Bestseller • Entrepreneur • Strategic Coach • Consultant • Facilitator

Cliff Michaels

BORN in NEW YORK and raised in L.A, Cliff lives in Del Mar, California. Known for his fun, down-to-earth style, Cliff brings a passionate, result-driven approach to every challenge.

FOUNDED in 1992, Cliff Michaels & Associates specializes in start-ups, venture capital, mortgages, real estate & global education. Cliff's dynamic methods to accelerate growth include e-courses, cohorts, coaching, consulting & forum retreats for students, families, leaders & entrepreneurs.

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Cliff's mini-memoir & short stories on historic mentors present a paradigm shift in global education (The 4 Essentials: A Misfit's Journey to Mindset, Strategies, Values & Purpose). The book launched #1 on Amazon in 2012 and is FREE with the 1-Day MBA E-Course Series. In 2016, Cliff's 1-Day-MBA Workshop (Imagineering Ideas) was one of the highest-rated events at TEDxLA Imagine Week.

SEE CLIFF's BLOG for "Backstory & Book Highlights Live @ USC."

PAST PRESIDENT of the Entrepreneurs' Org L.A, Cliff developed EO's first charity & mentor programs benefitting Boys & Girls Club and Inclusion Matters Playgrounds. Supporting youth & underserved communities has been a passion ever since.

GIVING BACK > With each sale, FREE 1-DAY MBA E-courses go to learners & teachers in need. Cliff is also a member of USC’s EdTech Ventures, building global solutions for remote-learning.

SPONSOR EDUCATION! To GIFT Cliff's E-courses, cohorts, live workshops & retreats, visit our SPONSOR PAGE TODAY!


Jim Weldon

CEO, Past-President Entrepreneurs' Organization L.A.

"5 STARS! Cliff has negotiated many deals for me over 25 years (real estate, private equity, venture capital). He shares winning tools & strategies at every turn. This course truly sets the bar for beginner-to-advanced negotiation & closing skills."

Jayme Riggio

CEO, Riggio Allstate, Top 1% Nationwide

“My highest recommendation! Cliff has been my strategic coach, broker & business consultant since the ’90s. His 1-DAY MBA Courses, relatability, insight, leadership, and communication skills are priceless.”