How to turn rejection in success in two minutes: A first-person story


Christine Hollinden in this brief presentation provides a key insight into rejection, and how you can overcome and move beyond the frustration of hearing the word “no”.

The Houston-based marketing consultant reminds us that sometimes it is important to go beyond the superficial rejection, and ask for an opportunity (perhaps at times asserting some humanity). She describes how she turned a career opportunity “no” into a strong referral in two minutes — and how that referral set her career in motion.

Sometimes indeed difficult moments result in the best opportunities, if you know how to seize them and also to look beyond the short-term crisis.

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