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Hey everyone, I put together a free PDF download on the four best ways I know how to see rejection as an opportunity. Feel free to download it here. No. Jia Jiang is the world's foremost expert on rejection. He is the founder and. CEO of Wuju Learning, a company that trains organizations and employees to. REJECTION TIP: If someone says no, ask how you can help make it happen. Rejections are gateways into negotiations. When you ask how, you have the.
A rejection attempt is requires you to make an offer, interaction or invitation that is uncomfortable for you hopefully not the recipient and is out of your comfort zone. We're all pretty busy thinking about ourselves. It hurts me so much that the wound is still bleeding today. Thanks for letting us know. I remember cold calling for my first business at age 24,broke and not knowing what I was doing.
Others might have more generalized anxiety and rather than push their worries away, exposure tells them to let all the bad thoughts in. The idea being that with repeated exposure, these fears lose their potency. Normally, a patient begins this process in a therapist's office. By turning "no" into the goal, Comely had incentivized these painfully awkward situations. He started asking to cut in line at the supermarket, friend-requested strangers on Facebook, asking for discounts at stores.
Not only did his anxiety dissipate, he realized all the people and opportunities he'd missed out on simply by trying to avoid rejection. Each time he got rejected, the message sunk in deeper: Rejection won't ruin your life.
But fear of rejection might. Jason Comely's fear of rejection may have been extreme, but of course, we all have it.
No one wants to hear a "no. The more we want it, the stronger the fear is. He'd have to give them instructions. The game itself is simply a series of prompts. But, it wasn't theoretical anymore. This was the Olympics of making it weird. My therapist was thrilled. It turned out to be the waiting room of a medical office down the hall, and I felt myself break out in a sweat as she bounded through the door, approached a businessman and politely asked him: Wait, no — fuck!
At last, she posed the question to a third man in a crisp button-down.
We thanked him and fled. Next, it was my turn. Soon enough, Track Jacket Man came out of the waiting room to take a phone call in the hall.
I turned to my therapist, wishing I'd never pitched this stupid, stupid story. She grinned.
I walked up to the stranger, ready to make his day even weirder. I asked a coffee shop if I could get a photo of myself pretending to make coffee and they let me do it! Then I asked if I could check out their upstairs office — and they turned me down.
I was playing undercover capture the flag and I asked some of the opposing players if they could NOT tag me. I told a few friends about a web app idea I had — and they both flat out rejected it. I invited someone I had recently met to a house party. I put my arm around a girl I like and she leaned in. Ultimately the challenge has helped me take things less personally. So go ahead and get rejected. I dare you. Some awesome things just might happen. About Latest Posts. Jason Shen.
Jason is a tech entrepreneur and talent expert. Follow him on Twitter at jasonshen and subscribe to his private newsletter. Previous post: The Rejection Therapy Podcast — Episode 1 — introduction to rejection therapy. Next post: A nice wrap up Jason, and thanks for the plug! And thank you for inventing this game!
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Use and reuse your questions, on different people, one by one. Watch yourself become a stronger, braver person. By hearing enough "nos," you'll learn to make more requests about things that actually matter to you, which will sooner or later lead to hearing "yes. A game is not the way to deal with your fear of your parents denying you something you want.
Are you afraid of your parents or afraid they will say no to what you want? Whether you fear your parents, or the no, you need to find a way to communicate with them. Work up to asking for what you want by asking them questions that they are likely to say yes to, like, "Can I go to bed now?
Not Helpful 1 Helpful 2. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Tips Prest-O-Change-O: If you want to eventually becoming a sales representative or pollster you could change the game to begin to "answer customer objections," and begin to get "yes," for although "no" is still acceptable, it would no longer be your goal!
The game doesn't require anything to play, but if you'd prefer some help, you can purchase some materials. You could consider buying a set of optional suggestion questions as game playing cards, if you like, online. There are also iPhone app of cards  or Android app of cards, said to be compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad .
Warnings Don't ask a question if you aren't prepared for a "yes. For example, don't ask someone for a date if you aren't willing to go on a date with them, and don't offer to sell something to someone if you aren't willing to part with it.
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