Rejection is an inevitable part of many pursuits in life, and it's crucial to master the skill of handling it with grace. It's natural to feel discouraged and take rejection personally, but your reaction to it can significantly impact your progress towards achieving your goals. It's essential to remember that sometimes a "no" just means "not now".
Having spent more than 20 years in network marketing we have experienced way more no's than yes's however, what we have found is that people watch with their eyes and many times do come back around with interest and curiosity. Had we treated them poorly and dwelled in the no with resentment or self doubt we would have stifled future opportunities.
Handling rejection requires the ability to stop blaming external circumstances and take responsibility for how you respond to the person and within your self. It's up to you to choose whether to react negatively or with positivity. By cultivating a positive mindset and practicing resilience, you can handle rejection with grace and turn it into an opportunity for growth and a stepping stone to the yes.