We should never let the throes of rejection define who we become.
Most people let rejection put an end to their pursuit of greatness, not realising the fact that rejection does NOT prevent success – fear of rejection does.
Staring in the face of truth is painful, but it is a cost we have to pay if we are to evolve into something greater.
Moreover, the fear of rejection is irrational, simply because you have nothing to lose.
Want to apply for that new, fancy job? Go for it! If they hire you, you win. If they don’t, you receive feedback. If you have feedback, you’ll be able to go back to the drawing board, make the adjustments necessary and go at it again.
The point is, you become smarter. You gain experience.
Be fearless! If you aren’t, someone else will take the throne you may have been fighting for all along. If you want to surround yourself with fearless people who think the same way and are on a journey to fulfill their potential, try joining our Source Hacker community.
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
Start over again as many times as you need to and don’t look back. Fortune favors the bold!