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Rejection: Not the end of the road

Rejection can put you off but it’s not the end of the road. It is a part of life that everyone must face in order to succeed. While rejection isn’t enjoyable, it’s rarely fatal. 

Try these strategies to deal with rejection effectively, so you can continue your way to greatness:

Grieve and reflect a little. When something doesn’t work the way you imagined, take a short period of time to grieve and pull yourself together. Avoid prolonging this time though and get back to your feet as quickly as possible.

One opportunity exits but others exist. How many potential ideas exist in the world? Millions. A single rejection only means that you’re a part of the world and taking it in your strike is key.

Learn from the rejection. Take the opportunity to really introspect at this juncture and learn from your low points. If you can learn one small thing from each negative experience in your life, you’ll have far fewer of them.

Avoid automatically taking the blame on you. If you haven’t failed, you haven’t tried. Take every “no” as a step closer to a “yes.” Don’t ever be too hard on yourself.

Most important-everyone deals with rejection. Keep your state-of-mind positive and your attitude upbeat for how we feel is how we respond. You are not alone and your light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter.

Rejection is just a part and parcel of the process. It’s no different than missing the goal during a football game. You wouldn’t walk off the ground after one wrong kick. You’d keep at it for the entire duration of the game. Avoid rejection to get to your good intentions of striving ahead. Embrace and love each step of your way. Learn, Unlearn, and Learn.

Written by

Shilpa Sharma

She is a Certified Millennial Career Coach and also help professionals to become their own career accelerators by equipping them with tools to avoid burn-out, eliminate future uncertainties and build an unstoppable confidence to have a career they have always dreamt of. She works with young mothers to get back to the hustle with least self-doubt and utmost self-care. 

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This Content has originally published on August 7, 2021. No Copyright/IPR breach is intended.

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