Overcoming Rejection Sensitivity in Entrepreneurship

Rejection sensitivity affects many individuals, particularly those who are neurodivergent, and it can have a significant impact on their personal and professional lives. Understanding and accepting our neurological differences can empower us to build resilience and improve our ability to handle rejection. In this episode, I share both my perspective and strategies on how to create a business and lifestyle that honors and protects our sensitivity, allowing us to bring our unique gifts to those who need them most.

Some of these tools and techniques include powerful questions, affirmations, journaling, and mindfulness practices. These practices can serve as powerful pattern interrupts, helping us shift our physiology and maintain control during moments of stress or anxiety. By making these tools a habit, we can confidently navigate rejection and embrace growth.

Remember, there is nothing wrong with being sensitive to rejection. It is a part of our unique makeup, and by embracing it, we can harness our sensitivity as a strength rather than a weakness. By learning to manage rejection sensitivity, we open ourselves up to new possibilities and create a business that aligns authentically with who we are. So, grab your favorite beverage, find a cozy spot, and tune in to this thought-provoking episode of The Driven Woman Entrepreneur podcast. It's time to embrace your sensitivity, develop your resilience and thrive as an entrepreneur!

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TLDL (time stamps) 

00:08:14 Sensitive rejection, neurodivergence, self-acceptance, painful experiences.

00:19:05 Sensitivity, reactivity, and hardiness in neurodivergent individuals.

00:26:48 Learn rejection sensitivity tools before you need them.

00:32:00 Stay calm and in control during meetings.

00:37:29 Mindfulness techniques for ADHD, including powerful questions.


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