How to turn rejection into something positive
How prepared are you for rejection? Rejection is something no one wants to experience. Because rejection is perceived as negative, we try not to think about being rejected, so we don’t have a strategy to move past it. Being rejected is uncomfortable because it’s the experience of having a difference between what we want and what we have. When we get rejected it’s common to experience a range of feelings such as overwhelmed, confused, anxious, stressed, angered or depressed. When caught up in powerful feelings it’s normal to be unsure about what to do.
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Article by Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell.