Contract Management has to be boring? Reading and understanding contracts should be limited to a happy few (mainly lawyers)? At AfiTaC, we believe thinking and talking about contracts should be fun! Here below you will find our publications in the hugely popular series “Contract Management & Music”. You can click […]
When you are stuck in those long negotiations, you need to chill out. What is your favorite “negotiation chill out music”? Here we have a look at how the relaxing sound and words of “Riders on the storm” from The Doors can help you.
Mick Jagger can’t get no satisfaction. And what about Employers/Engineers? Should they get satisfaction from the way the contract is executed by the Contractor? Read about this funny link between the Rolling Stones and Contract Management.
Another important lessons in our popular series “Contract Management & Music” is about notification in contracts. Read, listen and reflect with the music of Lilly Wood & The Prick below: When is the right time for notification in contracts? Yeah, you never said a word You didn’t send me no […]
I recently attended a live concert of Sting in Grenoble, France. Until that moment, I had forgotten his song “Russians”. Bombastic, clearly from another time, perfectly echoing the Cold War tensions. Listen to the text! I suddenly realized that Sting was singing an important lesson about negotiation. A lesson, still […]
The Rolling Stones are going to give us a little lesson about contract negotiation with their song “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”.
Six months ago, we had published a first situation concerning the interest in the blog on contracts, “Afitac.com”. Now, curious to see how this blog has developed?
This post cites from Atul Gawande’s TED talk “Want to get great at something? Get a coach.” and transposes it to contract negotiation.
The stereotype is that Contractors are just claim machines. Time bars play an important role in this. This post and the music of Muse allow us to rethink our ways of working on claims & time bars in a positive atmosphere outside of the day-to-day projects.
Contract Management, in general, and liquidated damages, in particular, are serious subjects. Still, in this post, we manage to think about delay LDs drawing from Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn”: genuine pré-estimate, sole remedies, rates & caps etc.