Rejection

News and Articles About Rejection

If You Try to Build Relationships Rather Than Sell Something, You'll Rarely Feel Rejected
Entrepreneur Network

If You Try to Build Relationships Rather Than Sell Something, You'll Rarely Feel Rejected

Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of Business Network International, tells you how to get over your fear of rejection in networking situations.
Entrepreneur Network
7 Ways to Soften the 'No'
Leadership

7 Ways to Soften the 'No'

When combined, these techniques make your no sound (almost) as good a yes -- and you'll strengthen both your personal relationships with customers as well as your reputation as a company who cares.
Learn This Man's Method for Rolling With Rejection
Marketing Bootcamp

Learn This Man's Method for Rolling With Rejection

Sajiv Patel waited three years for a deal to come through. Here's how he made it happen.
How 'No' Might Become 'Go' in the World of Venture Funding
VC Funding

How 'No' Might Become 'Go' in the World of Venture Funding

An expert offers some reflections on rejections.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Welcome the Word 'No'
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Why Entrepreneurs Should Welcome the Word 'No'

Think of rejection not as the end of your road but as fuel for your fire.
Todd Pedersen
10 People Who Became Wildly Successful After Facing Rejection
Failure

10 People Who Became Wildly Successful After Facing Rejection

Maybe failing isn't always such a bad thing, as these well-known individuals prove.
Sujan Patel
5 Ways to Navigate Clients' Gift Restrictions
Gift-giving

5 Ways to Navigate Clients' Gift Restrictions

Show your clients some love -- without breaking the rules. You'll come out a winner.
John Ruhlin
Mike Rowe Just Gave a Fan Some Stellar Advice About Dealing With Rejection
Rejection

Mike Rowe Just Gave a Fan Some Stellar Advice About Dealing With Rejection

Rowe, the host of 'Dirty Jobs,' revealed he was in the final running to become host of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show' before losing out -- not once, but twice -- to Craig Kilborn and then Jon Stewart.
Geoff Weiss
The Do's and Don'ts of Delivering Disappointing News
Esquire Guy

The Do's and Don'ts of Delivering Disappointing News

If you have to burst someone's bubble, follow these tips.
Ross McCammon
Food Network Star Ina Garten on the Power of Saying 'No'
Growth Strategies

Food Network Star Ina Garten on the Power of Saying 'No'

'No' is a complete sentence, but it can take many people decades to learn how to say it.
Jenna Goudreau
The Most Important Lesson I Learned During My First Year as CEO and Entrepreneur
Success Strategies

The Most Important Lesson I Learned During My First Year as CEO and Entrepreneur

Developing this one skill can help your startup become successful.
Gilad Bechar
Barbara Corcoran: Great Entrepreneurs Don't Have Time to Mourn Rejection (VIDEO)
Rejection

Barbara Corcoran: Great Entrepreneurs Don't Have Time to Mourn Rejection (VIDEO)

The 'Shark Tank' star's most important piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs? 'You can't feel sorry for yourself.'
Geoff Weiss
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'
Overcoming Obstacles

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'

The real-estate mogul and startup investor knows how to fail -- and she's not afraid to do it.
Lauren Covello
5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember
Confidence

5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember

When you're a newbie business owner feeling intimidated by the competition, remember these essential truths.
Kate Swoboda