You did it! Congratulations!
You’ve finished an amazing new blog pitch or proposal. You cross your “T’s” and dot your “I’s.” Everything is ready. You click Send, and sit back waiting for the accolades to come showering down.
[Ding!] There’s your email alert — “Dear Sir or Madam, We regret to inform you…”
BOOTY-PANTS! (That’s cursing to my toddler.)
Rejection is an unfortunate part of life. Whether we’re talking about blogging, business, or Lisa who rejected me our senior year of high school, everyone faces rejection.
What to do next?
A) Down a gallon of root beer, dress in your “lounging pants,” and listen to Adele, or
B) Accept the challenge, clean your wounds, and start the next project?
I’m all for option B. You should be too.
All around us are stories of successful people who were rejected time and again until they found their big break.
Here are 3 techniques you can use to turn rejection into motivation: [Read more…]