Episode 44: Rejection

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I DO, WE DO - EPISODE 44: Rejection

Turn-down. Brush off. Nix. No matter how you say it, rejection is never a fun thing to experience. Sometimes you can control it and other times you cannot. In this episode, we share some of our first experiences with rejection, some recent ones and our ways to try and overcome it.

Music “Sunny” by Bensound.com.

What We Talked About in this Episode:

  • Our early experiences with rejection

    • For Billy, being rejected from his top choice college

    • For Ashley, it was being rejected (and rejecting) new classmates after moving

  • More recent rejections

    • Our first proposal under our business Bashley Collaborative

    • Difficulty reaching out to a sibling due to fear of rejection

    • Job and board applications

  • Tips for overcoming rejection

    • Let yourself feel those initial emotions (anger, sadness, etc,), but recognize that you have to pull yourself out of it

    • Remember that some situations you can control and others you cannot

    • Don't let the fear of rejection paralyze you from taking action