Rejection is painful whether we are looking for a job, a sale or even a date, rejection sucks. And no one likes it when it happens to them.
Well, here's a reality. Check rejection is a part of life trying to go through life experiencing no rejection is an unrealistic goal.
I know it sucks that we have to deal with rejection. However, suffering because of rejection is an option.
These three takeaways I have used to deal with the inevitable rejection that I have faced doing a sales job for over three years.
For success, in a sales job is having a 20 to 25 percent closing percentage. That means me and other colleagues have to cope with beef, reject them about 80% of the time.
So you can imagine I've come accustomed to the scary word of no takeaway.
How To Overcome Rejection
1. Treat, your rejection percentage as math regardless of who you are, or what your goal is.
Being rejected is inevitable. So treat the rejection Ratio or percentage as math. Don't take it personal or get emotional over it.
Keep moving forward. Until you get to your yes.
2. Have the correct mindset
Author, Mark Manson's best-selling book. The subtle art of not, giving of has done wonders for people, who deal with rejection have a mindset where you simply don't care about the results.
However, have a contingency where yes, you don't care what you do, try 100% to succeed.
So whether you're trying to land a new job, or a new date, give it your 100%.
So even if it's not a success, you could sleep.
Well, at night, knowing that you gave it your all and the last take away.
3. Diversify your gol portfolio
Basically, you need to create a variety of different goals.
Let's say you have a sales job and you're only goals in life are tied up to your job. Well, when the inevitable rejection occurs it negatively can play with your emotions.
If you allow it, you can easily go from feeling like a winner to feeling like a loser when your focus is on one.
Type of goal have a variety of goals and it's up to you to decide them. They can be job, goals, health goals, family, goals, chores goals side, hustle goals, hobby, goals, Etc. A variety of goals can keep your spirits up.
So, when you're experiencing rejection from any type of goal, you could say, well hey, at least I've been accomplishing all these other goals at this moment.
A variety of goals can help you maintain the mindset of an achiever and of a winner, which can help.
You easily cope with and overcome the negative feelings that come along with feeling rejected.
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