What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang


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Jia adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days — from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a “burger refill” at a restaurant — desensitized himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that simply asking for what you want can open up possibilities where you expect to find dead ends.

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31 Replies to “What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang”

  1. I got rejections from last 18 years , I am 30 years old now , just quit a job 15 days ago to find something good in my life but now after quitting I realize I made a mistake I was thinking I will find something good but till now after applying for so many jobs and have no answer from anywhere made me more confused depressed and I am feel like a big loser 😐

  2. Don't run! When you are facing life difficulty, this video is a great help for you. I think life is a pathway for learning and experience. Don't run and engage it. I will keep in mind he published a book for this.

  3. This guy is a legend!
    Today I had a conversion with my colleague, I was trying to suggest something but her attitude made me pissed off and we almost fight in the end with very unhappy atmosphere….. This video encourages me to try again tomorrow, and also I regret for my temper and impatience….. I could juts be better…..

  4. After seeing this great video I also realized that I never seen another youtube video with such a low rejection amount (dislikes) 0.5% of total. I can agree totally that the more you push yourself to experience and accept rejection, the less it will occur. In my 30s i go by with the mentality that I could be rejected for anything, yet it wont put me down cause there will always be alternatives.