Overcoming Rejection: Tried & True Tips

  • Take the criticism, but don’t take it to heart.h
  • Realize 10 setbacks are the admission price for any major win.
  • Analyze every failure and let this loss cost you your focus on the next race
  • Recognize no one person can please everybody.
  • Don’t rationalize the hurt by saying you didn’t want to succeed that much anyway.
  • Tally up what you’ve learned and how you will use it to not make the same mistake again.
  • Let the setback motivate you to try that fresh new approach you have had stuffed in your back pocket for months
  • Don’t assume you are branded with failure and walk around as if you’re wearing a scarlet letter.
  • Don’t worry when you lose. Worry when you stop being a contender.

About the Author Harvey Mackay

Seven-time, New York Times best-selling author of "Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive," with two books among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time, according to the New York Times. He is one of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers, and currently serves as Chairman at the MackayMitchell Envelope Company, one of the nation’s major envelope manufacturers, producing 25 million envelopes a day.

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