Quickie #12

Overcoming Rejection: Tried & True Tips

  • Take the criticism, but don’t take it to heart.
  • Realize 10 setbacks are the admission price for any major win.
  • Analyze every failure, but never wallow in it.
  • Don’t break stride 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 not to 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.

 

Excerpted from: The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World

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