For 2017

"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Thursday, May 22, 2008

I'm borrowing this from Personal Growth and Development for the Book Smart - Check out his Blog - it's great and makes you think!

"Personal Development for the Book Smart
How to Handle Rejection

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 11:48 PM CST

I love a good laugh once in a while, especially at things that are witty and fun.

This guy really impressed me with the way he handled rejection. We can learn a lot from him, can’t we?

***
Herbert A. Millington
Chair - Search Committee
412A Clarkson Hall, Whitson University
College Hill, MA 34109

Dear Professor Millington,

Thank you for your letter of March 16. After careful consideration, I
regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer me
an assistant professor position in your department.

This year I have been particularly fortunate in receiving an unusually
large number of rejection letters. With such a varied and promising field
of candidates, it is impossible for me to accept all refusals.

Despite Whitson’s outstanding qualifications and previous experience in
rejecting applicants, I find that your rejection does not meet my needs at
this time. Therefore, I will assume the position of assistant professor
in your department this August. I look forward to seeing you then.

Best of luck in rejecting future applicants.

Sincerely,
Chris L. Jensen "

Again from Personal Development for the Book Smart (wish I could take rejection that well).

Love,
Chatty

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