Tue, 16 December 2014
14: The Art of Rejection: 100 Days of Rejection Therapy and Overcoming The Fear of Faliure with Jia Jiang
Fists clenched, hidden iPhone filming from his shirt pocket, Jia Jiang stands in a glossy-tiled shopping mall in east Texas. And, as if tugged by a magnet, he ambles towards a seated security guard. With beads of sweat gathering at his temples, Jia plants his feet. The guard glances up. Jia swallows. “Can I have a hundred dollars?” This is Jia Jiang’s first foray into the world of deliberate rejection. And he will continue deliberately seeking rejection for one hundred days.
Have you ever walked up to ask someone for something, and been terrified of the response? Maybe it was asking for a raise. Maybe a bank loan. Maybe it was asking someone on a date. You feel your chest tighten, heart rate increase. And all of a sudden your little request starts looking more like Everest the closer you get. The fact is, the fear of rejection paralyzes us all.
In this interview you will learn:
- Jia's inspiring story of how he overcame the fear of rejection
- Tactics and strategies of how you can overcome rejection too
- One of the coolest stories you will hear
- What it takes to become a successful entrepreneur
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