You’re a skilled negotiator. It’s what you do, and you love it. You’ve lost count of how many negotiations you’ve been involved in, whether it be internal or external. And the majority have been successful. But has there ever been one (or more than one), that has gotten away from you? You replayed the negotiation in your head, and upon reflection, it appears that you’ve done everything right. Your preparation was on point, you asked killer questions, you had all the right information, you traded, and there was value on the table for both parties. But for some reason it didn’t work, and you just couldn’t figure out why.