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#596 Persistence In Asking for What You Want

If you are asking for something significant, it may not happen as quickly as you would like. Having persistence in asking for what you want dramatically increases you chances of success.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Go beyond what anyone expects, Manage Up, Podcasts, rejection, resistance, setbacks, success.

#33 Get Beyond Rejection

Today we tie up the week with a discussion on how to get beyond rejection. The bottom line is that the regret of not following your dreams is worse than any potential rejection you could experience.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Podcasts, rejection, Take Control of Your Life.

#32 Rejection is a Numbers Game

Not everyone will “buy what you are selling.” That’s ok because you can’t resonate with everyone. In life, we meet many people. If you realize that rejection is a numbers game, it stands to reason that the more exposure you have, the more successful you will be.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Podcasts, rejection.

#31 Confidence Over Fear

Fear of rejection stems from lack of confidence. Once you know you are great at what you do, you will experience confidence over fear and people will gravitate toward you.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Confidence, Podcasts, rejection.

Refuse to Accept Rejection

I want to share a story about a single mother that refused to accept rejection. She was living on government assistance, barely able to maintain a roof over her head. She had typed a 320 page manuscript for a children’s book. Since she didn’t even have enough money to pay for photocopies, she painstakingly re-typed all 320 pages every time she submitted it to a publisher. One publisher after another rejected her book. “Too long.” “Written for the wrong audience.” “Children’s books don’t make money.” Twelve submissions, twelve rejections. Then, the chairman of a small publishing house handed the first three chapters of the manuscript to his eight-year old daughter.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in rejection, Self improvement.

#30 Rejection Has No Downside

If you ask someone for something and they say no, you’re no worse off than before you asked. You never had it so you didn’t lose anything. The benefit is that they could say yes. Rejection has no downside.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, Podcasts, rejection.