Transformational Thursday TED Talk Recommendation: Jia Jang “What I learned from 100 days of rejection.”

Transformational Thursday explores a TED Talk on the topic of the week. These talks are likely taken from the ones I have featured in my TED Talk Think Tank mastermind for radical change over the last five years. Read More

What is Your Attitude About Failure?

In this inaugural Transformational Thursday post, we highlight a TED Talk that will help us hone our attitude to create a disruptive innovation. Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days — from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a “burger refill” at a restaurant — Jiang desensitized himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that simply asking for what you want can open up possibilities where you expect to find dead ends. Read More

Will You Risk Rejection?

What if they say “No!”? Whenever we reach higher to do something great, there is a risk that others will reject us. How can we overcome that fear of rejection?Those that follow me know that I’m passionate about disruptive thinking, incredible opportunities and doing what we never thought possible. There are far too many phenomenal opportunities to live our dreams. Unfortunately, most are content playing it safe, in part because they are afraid of being rejected. Read More