rejection inoculation

overcome your fear of rejection by actively pursuing it.

The game is simple:
set a rejection quota and make as many attempts as necessary to hit that number.

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The things you want in life require enrolling others to buy in to what you are up to and to contribute to your progress.

These conversations put you at risk to experience personal rejection.

on target with some hits and misses labeled mistakes and another with no shots labeled failure

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You are naturally wired to avoid rejection.

To your brain, social rejection means possible expulsion from the tribe and certain death. This reality was true in 50,000 BC, it is not true in the 21st Century.

two circles contrasting how much other people think about us versus how much we think about other people

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