A very inspiring post from one so young who gets that a successful life is something you go for, not something that turns up at the door one day.
Nobody likes the word NO.
It sucks, usually, when you want something and you just can’t have it.
No… you can’t have that job.
No… I won’t pay you $70k a year so you can pay off your student loans of a million dollars.
No… you can’t have that slice of pizza.
But let’s face it…
NO is definitely a word that we need to get used to.
Especially us young people at the very start of our careers.
Now, I won’t lie… I’ve always been one of those people who hates rejection.
I HATED applying for jobs and getting back that super annoying e-mail…
“Thank you for your interest…blah…blah…blah…but unfortunately, we’ve decided to move forward with other candidates that better qualify…blah…blah…blah.”
Translation: YOU ARE A LOSER.
I hated it SO much that for a long time, I just stopped applying.
Even to jobs that I really wanted.
Because I figured…
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