Jia Jiang: Seeking Rejection, Overcoming Fear & Entrepreneurship – #237

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Why you should listen – 

Jia Jiang comes on Bulletproof Radio today to discuss his journey on seeking rejection, which takes him from getting free donuts at Krispy Kreme to panhandling in Austin, Tx. He also explains how to build a rejection proof team and overcoming fear. Enjoy the show!

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Jia Jiang is an entrepreneur, speaker, blogger and author of Rejection Proof.   After being turned down by an investor he decided he needed to learn to deal with rejection and set out to spend 100 days getting rejected then wrote a book to chronicle his hilarious journey – 100 Days of Rejection.  Applying what he learned, Jia’s life goal is to build a world in which we are no longer crippled by the fear of rejection. He is making this a reality through his blog, social media talks and his recent book.   Jia’s story has been shared on CNN, Yahoo News, Time Magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek.

What You Will Hear

  •   0:14 – Cool fact of the day
  •   2:04 – Welcome Jia Jiang
  •   6:56 – How to get free donuts at Krispy Kreme
  • 12:45 – How to say “no”
  • 18:40 – Dealing with rejection
  • 27:39 – Pan handlers
  • 32:10 – Building a rejection proof team
  • 38:09 – Getting an interview with President Obama
  • 44:24 – Public speaking
  • 49:48 – Learning through rejection
  • 54:50 – Top three recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof!



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