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