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Hear me out: The Biggest Loser - for closed lost deals

While we can learn a lot from closed won deals. The same can be said for closed lost deals. My company has a slack channel devoted to only closed lost deals with all sorts of feedback on how and why the prospect went another direction. It can get more action than the closed won channel at times. Oftentimes, it makes for funnier/interesting stories as well!

Closed Lost Deal Stories?
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BigMeech
WR Officer
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Coors Light Advocate
Could definitely be interesting. Some of the best learning moments come from deals we lose
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
This could be cool.ย 
GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Learning from mistakes is a lot more valuable if you donโ€™t have to make all of them yourself first.ย 

Such a channel can have a huge impact on new reps. And even seasoned reps can pick up new trends with the customers.ย 
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+12
Account Executive
This!
DonDraper
Politicker
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National Sales Manager
Yeah I have a few cracking lost deal stories. One involves my ex wife and snake catcher!
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+12
Account Executive
I wanna hear this one ๐Ÿคฃ
lisa
Notable Contributor
+6
Product @ Bravado
This is really great feedback, thank you! Will definitely consider it for the product roadmap.
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+12
Account Executive
A very appropriate sales response!
lisa
Notable Contributor
+6
Product @ Bravado
HA! I learn from the best @sahilย 
Justatitle
Politicker
+7
Senior AE
it's valuable to know why you lose a deal and helping others to not fall into the same traps. sometimes it's more valuable than closed-won stories.ย 
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+12
Account Executive
Exactly! Lesrning what goes wrong is just as valuable!
SlinginSoftware
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
I love discussing closed lost with my team!

ย Itโ€™s almost like therapy and we can all discuss what went wrong or what could have been done differently.
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+12
Account Executive
Same, it's a chance to learn and vent!
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