Do you feel that someone is continually taking advantage of you? Do you seem to have to fight your corner aggressively, or ally with others, to win the resources you need? Or do you struggle to get what you want from people whose help you need, but over whom you have little direct authority? If so, you may need to brush up your win-win negotiation skills.
Learn about the basics of good communication, and find out how to negotiate effectively without damaging your relationship with the other person, in this short video. Then find out more about effective negotiation at http://www.mindtools.com/CommSkll/NegotiationSkills.htm.