Welcome to the 30 day rejection game!
This is a 30 day game to help you overcome your fear of rejection. The first thing you need to do is download the 30 day rejection game PDF and scorecard. Beside each rejection attempt listed on the PDF, there will be a difficulty level of that attempt (1-5; one being easiest and 5 being most difficult). The difficulty level corresponds to the number of points you receive upon completing the rejection attempt.
All rejection attempts will be lumped into certain categories to help you work on your specific certain fears. For example, if you want to learn to make cold calls, but struggle with reaching out to people, you might want to work through a section like this:
By developing these lists, you can hone in and focus your time on that specific fear, making your courage muscles stronger at what you want to be good at.
Every day you will be required to go out and seek one rejection attempt at whichever difficulty level in whichever category you choose. You will be paired up with a fellow member of Rejection Gym who can help keep you accountable. Each of you will combine your points at the end of the 30 days and the winning team is crowned the most fearless graduates of Rejection Gym.
Step two: Connect with your partner, introduce each other and share your goals (via email, Facebook, or whatever media you choose)
Step three: Pick your first rejection attempt and go execute it!
How to work through 30 day rejection PDF & score card
The purpose of this worksheet is to list out rejection attempts you can complete based off of difficulty level and certain fears. When you complete a rejection attempt, feel free to cross off an attempt from the list. On your score card, you can keep track of how many points you’ve gotten each day.
What is the purpose of the 30-Day Rejection Game?
The purpose of the rejection game is to gamify the process of seeking rejection. Just like the gym, the end goal is to help you desensitize yourself from the fear of rejection. Turning rejection into a game helps you better connect with others in the course while clearly tracking your progress and growth.
How does the rejection game relate to the list of daily reps?
The daily reps is a list of 100 rejection attempts that was created for Rejection Gym members to complete 100 rejection attempts of their own. The 30-day Rejection Game was created from the original list of 100 reps from the Gym. We picked specific reps from this list and broke them down into categories to help you overcome specific fears affecting your daily life. e.g. fear of cold calling, fear of public speaking
How do points work?
Each rejection attempt has a certain amount of points associated with it. These points are assigned to each rejection attempt based off of the perceived difficulty of that attempt and the amount of time it will take you to complete the task. If a rejection attempt is very difficult (i.e singing national anthem in public) then you can receive 5 points for completing that rejection attempt.
Do I get more points for a yes or no?
No, you get points for asking. This encourages the habit of asking for what we want in life. Remember, you aren’t in control of the response and how people treat you. You can only control and focus on what you do, so focus on the task of asking for rejection and not on the result of a yes or no.
Where can I keep track of my overall score?
Download a Rejection Score card to keep track of your overall score throughout your 30 days.
Can I do the same rejection attempt twice?
Yes. You are welcome to do the same rejection attempt twice, but you will only receive the set number of points for this attempt one. However, it’s recommended that you try out new rejection attempts as it helps you to work on different courage muscles.
If I do the same rejection attempt twice in one day, do I get double the points?
YES. If your rejection attempt is to “take a selfie with a stranger” and you take 5 selfies, then you will get ten points (as this is worth 2 points). The purpose for this is, rejection is a numbers game and the more you focus on the number of attempts you make, the more fearless you’ll be in the face of rejection.
Do I have to work with a partner?
During the beta version of this game, we ask that you do work with a partner to help provide accountability for each other. Facing rejection isn’t easy and having a partner to push and motivate you throughout the process makes it a more fun and engaging journey.
What if my partner isn’t working as hard as I am?
The purpose of having a partner is to keep each other accountable to go out and complete rejection attempts. If for some reason your encouragement isn’t helping out your partner, then it’s best to simply focus on your own rejection journey.
What if I want to do a rejection attempt that is not currently on the list?
Send it to email@example.com with how many points you think it should be worth and what fear it helps to overcome. If it looks like it would be a solid addition to the list, then we’ll add it onto the overall list.
Do I have to post my rejection attempts on Facebook?
No, you don’t have to post your rejection attempts on Facebook. However, sharing our rejection journey can be inspiring to others. We often don’t realize how facing our fears can also inspire others to do the same thing.
Did we miss something?
Have a question or is something not explained clearly enough?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll answer your question as quickly as possible!