Separate your value from your work
One reaction of failing is to think failure defines your overall worth. If no one buys my idea, then my idea and I must not be very good.
That thinking causes you to miss out on some valuable feedback. You should be able to ask afterwards: "What did I learn from this?" You learn far more from your mistakes.
I am sexy because I have beautiful thoughts.
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