• Difficult Negotiations
  • Crises & Conflicts
  • Credibility in Communication

Not making a decision is deciding not to make a decision.

Tomasz Piotr Sidewicz

9 June 2022

What’s been going on since March 2021? A lot!

Someone might think that I have disappeared somewhere, or worse, that I am no longer involved in difficult negotiations. Nothing could be further from the truth! In a nutshell and without violating NDA I can only say that:

  • in 2021 I prepared a communication and negotiation strategy with 13 unions for two Polish companies.
  • in 2021 I prepared an "all women's team" for negotiations with trade unions, where women bravely faced the men alone, completing 100% of the plan!
  • in 2021, I prepared a negotiation strategy for a client that saved PLN 8,000,000 in budget.
  • the last six months and the client's toxic "conflict of interest" was the best negotiation adventure of my career!

1 September 2020

How to start a war of the worlds?

Is the so-called "FAKE NEWS" a side effect of the Internet and SOCIAL MEDIA? Absolutely not. The American radio drama from the 20th century is an excellent historical example of how to spark up a panic among stressed citizens just by broadcasting a seemingly innocent program based on a famous novel. Interestingly, as a sociological phenomenon, this event has grown into a legend that overestimates the phenomenon in terms of the psychology of the crowd.

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1 September 2020

Coronavirus and number 21,000: Are you one of 20?

It is nice to be a student (apart from my age). It is even better to be privileged and write for Unicorner, which is a student magazine serving the student community of Łódź, Poland, based at Społeczna Akademia Nauk/University of Social Sciences and Clark University.

I wrote a column about how easy we are manipulated, adequately presenting statistical data. Why is it so simple? Because the vast majority of people cannot think logically.

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13 March 2020

COVID-19 in business

Crisis - a Chinese word that contains danger in it. It is also not true, that it is a combination of two words: danger or threat and the beginning of a new road or chance. Sinologist Victor H. Mair of the University of Pennsylvania argues that the popular interpretation of "wēijī" as "danger" and "opportunity" is a common misunderstanding in the English-speaking world. The use of this word has become a kind of rhetorical catch, especially among American business consultants, politicians and motivational speakers. Our Polish language, belonging to the group of Proto-Indo-European languages, has more in common with Greek. In Greek, the word crisis is a decision.

18 September 2018

Man does not live by bread or work alone ;-)

Some people jump or fly, and I like to photograph it. Click the picture to see more. Enjoy!

4 July 2016

Past time, hobby, passion, enrichment

Quoting the words of Oskar Wilde ’a – „It's absurd to divide people into good or bad. People are either charming or boring” I decided to return to my first passion, which is photography. I decided to combine my photographic workshop with knowledge of human nature. The effect of this is translated into the creation of my new blog JUST IMPRESS ME, where I want to show those who impress me. Not by what they have, but what they can do. For starters, skatepark and kids who work on their tricks. One inspires the other. They have a passion that hurts them. It drags them out of their comfort zone and forces them to make an effort. Enriches