How To Deal With Rejection


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I was 20 years old. I just started my own one man copywriting agency. I was struggling to get clients. One day I was on the phone with a prospect, and about five and 10 minutes into the conversation, he said, “stop.” I said, “what?” He said, “stop.” He said, “five minutes into the conversation you made multiple grammatical errors, and you speak with an accent. I don’t think I trust you to write my copy,” and he said, “I think you’re full of shit,” and he hung up.

At the time I was already feeling very insecure about English as my second language. That’s the first time in my life that I felt rejected. I felt embarrassed, humiliated, and I was so mad and so pissed off. First, at the prospect, how dare he talks to me like that? Why does he have to attack me like that? What did I do? All I’m trying to do is to make a living and provide for my mom? Why does he call me names? Why does he personally attack me like that?

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