How to deal with negative answers and obtain value from them?

We are the result of our education, our environment and the people around us. Society, the way we were raised and traditional education invite us to think that the goal of everything we do and everything we ask is to always have a “YES” for an answer.

The traditional educational system doesn´t encourage trial and error, demonize failure and doesn’t allow experimentation, doubt or curiosity among students.

We are educated to believe that there are no second chances, and that we must have a binary mentality (to believe that the only options are black or white, and that the only acceptable color is white), to believe that black is a dangerous zone. That is why we grow up with fear of failure, with the fear of people saying “NO” to us.

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