No, you didn’t get the award, it went to someone else.
No, you didn’t get the promotion, that went to someone else as well.
No, you didn’t get the thing you were after all the work you put into it and now you have to start all over again.
It’s easy to feel like a failure, and it’s easy to give in to those feelings but what we need from you now is to put that aside, tweak what you are doing and focus on what’s next.
Because what’s next will be better than today, if you let you’re willing to look forward and give it a shot.
Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US). I’m also the co-host of the Remotely Prepared podcast.