Rejection

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.
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.
Rejection

Make Rejection Work for You

Tough criticism can drive positive change. Just open yourself up and listen. The sting of failure can power you to try a new path.
Finding Prospects

What to Do When a Prospect Is Blowing You Off

If we're going to succeed as entrepreneurs, it's essential to figure out what's going on, address her concerns and either make a deal or cut your losses.
Risk

What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

If you let yourself be intimidated, you will be just like all the others who are scared to take risks.
Sales Strategies

How to Decode What the Prospect Meant by 'No Money'

The most polite way to decline a sales pitch is to blame the budget. Often, however, that is not an insurmountable barrier.
Rejection

7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales

Overcome the uncomfortable and awkward moment of a rejection from a client.
Rejection

How Entrepreneurs Can Cope With Rejection Online

With our digitally connected world, a failure or misstep can be noted on the Internet and telegraphed instantly in a dramatic fashion. Here's what to do.
Failure

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
Growth Strategies

The Positive Power of Saying 'No'

It can be tough to decline opportunities, but in many cases it can lead to good results.
Growth Strategies

How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection

Fear of rejection can get in the way of our lives and our business. Learn to how to manage your fear and make the most out of it.
Marketing

Dealing With Rejection: 5 Ways to Turn a No Into a Yes

Visionaries often hear 'no' when they first propose their big ideas. Find out when you should or shouldn't take no for an answer, and how to turn that no into a yes.
Growth Strategies

How to Make the Most of a Sales Rejection

You're bound to face rejection if you're in it to grow your business. Learning to take it in stride requires practice. Here are six ways to help you make the most of rejection.
Marketing

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

From setting goals to developing routines and relationships, small business owners can overcome their fear of failure.

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