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Create Your Yes! The 12-step process of pushing forward despite rejection and making your dreams happen.


The 12-Step Strategy for Success 1.

Redirect the Rejection

2.

Visualize Like a Pilot

3.

Focus on Inchstones

4.

Categorize the No

5.

Identify Advocates

6.

Erase What You Know

7.

Generate Sustainability

8.

Get Off the Hamster Wheel

9.

Bulletproof Your Mind

10. Open the Door 11. Pay the Yes Forward 12. Dive In!


Stats on Rejection

• 92% of people fail to reach their goals.1 • Only 2% of applicants will be called for an interview for the average job opening.2 • 99.7% of all screenplays are never made into a feature film by a studio.3


Probing Questions • Think about the past month: • How many times have you said “no” to someone? • How many times did you hear “no”? • How did hearing “no” make you feel? • How did you respond to hearing “no” and what did you do next?


Step 1: Redirect the Rejection/ Navigating the Nos


Stats on Failure • Nine out of ten startups will fail.4 • The failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years was over 50%.5


How This Step Works • Recognize that rejection is a teaching tool: • Learn from it • Let it guide you • Sometimes, it may redirect you to a path that is more aligned to your passion • Understand your value – you need to be able to convey what you’re worth.


Activity • Write down your skills and experience: • Are these being utilized now to help you achieve your dream? How? • Are there different ways you can use these within your current career path to reach your goal? • Can you apply these to a different career path?

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When you are faced with rejection, do you cringe or thrive? While it may seem that we are out of options when we try something and fail, the...

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When you are faced with rejection, do you cringe or thrive? While it may seem that we are out of options when we try something and fail, the...