The Negotiation Ended in Disappointment, What Now?

podcast Jun 01, 2023

In last week’s episode, I talked about an impending negotiation and how I was preparing for it.

Unfortunately, things didn’t go well.

An agreement couldn’t be reached, and in the aftermath, I’ve been reeling and working through the emotional fallout.

Sometimes the outcome of a negotiation isn’t what we hoped for, and it’s okay not to be okay.

How do we cope with a disappointing result?

In this episode, I share the lessons I’ve learned after my negotiation didn’t go well.

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • Allow space for it to suck
    Why do we need to create room to feel our feelings, even the not-so-great ones?

  • The truth you know vs. what they’re saying about you
    When your narrative and the other side’s narrative are divergent, how do you deal with it?

  • The most important decision you’ll make
    Even when things don’t go our way, how do we control our definition of success?




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