Contract Negotiation Tip 010 | Zen & Contracts
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Contract Negotiation Tip 010 | Zen & Contracts

What does Zen have to do with contract drafting and negotiation? The answer is “nothing.” For the student of Zen, achieving a state of mind, empty of thought, unlocks unlimited creative potential. When drafting a complex commercial contract, start with the nothingness of a blank computer screen, as opposed to a one-size-fits-all template. Type out everything you expect to get out of the deal, leading with the ‘must have’ terms. Then build out the proposed…