Episode 035: Rejection Breeds Creativity

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Episode 035: Rejection Breeds Creativity

Most likely, there probably have been moments in your life where you have been rejected for your ideas. Getting rejected is a terrible feeling for sure. But try to recall and go back to those moments. How did you handle those rejections? Did you just instantly give up? 

When you get rejected, the key is to use that as your motivation to come back with an even better idea. Rejection breeds creativity. Having our ideas rejected actually motivates us to be even more creative. 

The next time you’re out there developing a great idea, keep going. Use your creative tools and templates we’re going to talk about today and use that golden moment in taking rejection to fuel further creativity.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  1. Research: having ideas rejected motivates our creative output
  2. Let rejection work to your advantage 
  3. How to reject someone’s idea the right way

Resources from this episode:

Outside Advantage: Can Social Rejection Fuel Creative Thought?

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