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As creatives we have this mentality that rejection is the worst thing that can happen. We spend all of this time on our passion, perfecting what we’re doing, and really trying to make everyone happy. One piece of criticism can easily ruin our day.

Rejection means progression. Everything should be a learning experience. It should be a part of the creative process, and one you are excited to take on. There isn’t a single person that achieved their dreams instantly. The only way to get to where you want to be is to put it all on the line, get rejected, grow, and try again. If you’re not out there putting your work on the line, you’ll never grow. The only way to be successful is to be rejected enough times that people finally start saying yes.

On this episode of Creative Warriors we are joined by a rejection guru, Scott Allan. Scott used to be afraid of rejection, so much so that it held him back in life. He learned that rejection is all about perception, and has been helping people get over their biggest obstacles – themselves.

Download this episode today to learn how you can get over your fear of judgment and rejection.


“Some will, some won’t. You just have to put your best into it.” -Scott Allan

Highlights –

  • If you haven’t taken action, you haven’t made a decision.
  • When you avoid rejection, you’ve given up success.
  • Rejection is full of lies that we tell ourselves
  • You’re not going to be able to please everybody.
  • You get what you focus on.
  • Don’t turn off your emotions.
  • Create a rejection free persona.
  • Getting used to rejection is all about conditioning.
  • If you’re not facing fear and challenges, then you’re not stretching.

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  • 12 Must-Have Mindsets for Uncommon Entrepreneurs! A FREE tool for Creative Warriors to help you get clear on the ways you need to think differently to get the results you want. We’ve been handed a whole bunch of malarky about who we are and how business works that simply doesn’t work for us. It’s time to set it straight! This tool will give you the insights you need to think your way to success as a Creative Warrior and keep you on track.
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  • Music by Jawn


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