If you think TV is just for fun, and negotiation strategies are learned only at school classes, we have some good news! Here are three TV series that will change your opinion and knowledge about business. And bad business too. Turn on the TV and bring your phone. Why the phone? Well, you won’t be able to look but to the TV, however you’ll need to take some notes of all the negotiation strategies you’ll learn.
Negotiation strategies on TV
Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) is a democrat from South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and House majority. He was passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, and decides to plan his revenge on those who betrayed him, including the USA President, Garrett Walker (Michel Gill). Underwood has a visceral relationship with the politics, and also with his wife, Claire (Robin Wright). He will do everything to take the role of president.
2. Mad Men
Mad Men is set initially at the Sterling Cooper advertising agency in New York City. The actor in leading role is Don Draper (Jon Hamm), a charming and tameless creative director. The plot focuses on the business of the agencies as well as on the characters’ personal lives and dramas. The serie depicts the changing moods and social mores of the United States in the 1960s. Adultery, sexism, alcoholism, smoking, counterculture and racism are some themes discussed.
Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) is a former White House Communications Director for the President of the United States. She has left to start her own crisis management firm – however she can’t handle with her own relationships, sometimes. The serie is based on former George H.W. Bush administration press aide Judy Smith, who serves as a co-executive producer.
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