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Author Del Negro, Matthew.

Title 10,000 NOs How to Overcome Rejection on the Way to Your YES
Published Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (227 p.)
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Getting Started -- Keep It Simple, Stupid -- Before You Take Your First Step, Ask Yourself Why You're Moving -- Everybody Needs Some Billy Sometimes -- Chapter 2 Work Ethic -- Nature versus Nurture -- Getting to Know Fear -- The West Wing Experience -- Nobody Walks on the Hill! -- Chapter 3 Performance, Anxiety, and Instinct -- Two Sides of the Same Coin -- You Can Take the Kid Out of the Black Box ... -- Doesn't Take Much to Be Knocked Off Course -- There Are Hit Shows ... and There Are Hits in Shows
Don't Be a Grinch: Serve -- Service -- Communication -- Accountability -- Humility: Next-Level Leadership -- Delegating: The Art of Getting Help -- Big Star Does Not Mean Oversized Ego -- Chapter 11 Meditation and Relaxation -- Welcome to the New Age -- Being a Straight-A Student Is Overrated -- "You Are Enough" -- Chapter 12 Belief and Faith -- Don't Be the Guy (or Gal) Who Woke Up on Third Base Thinking He Hit a Triple -- Create Your Own System for Gratitude -- Why Not Me? -- Losing the Battle but Winning the War -- Keep Your Own Scorecard and Start with Easy Wins
Instincts: Trust Your Gut -- Chapter 4 Discipline and Training -- The Game Is Won or Lost Before You Even Take the Field -- Buy Speed -- If You're Gonna Talk the Talk, Ya Gotta Walk the Walk -- The Right Way Is the Way that Works for You -- Chapter 5 Risk -- Conquer or Die -- Don't Take It Personally, Take It Professionally -- What Goes Up Must Come Down -- Free-fallin' -- Chapter 6 Perseverance -- Perseverance Is for Everyone -- Sometimes Life Is Going to Pancake You -- Is Your Biggest Break a Few Doors Down the Hallway? -- Chapter 7 Reframing
It's Not the Canvas, It's What You See in the Canvas -- There's No Business Like Show Business -- Out of Work? Start a Podcast! -- Chapter 8 Surrender -- The Art of Fighting Without Fighting -- The "All Is Lost" Moment Is Not Only in Movies -- Grown Men Shouldn't Punch Walls -- Take Your Medicine and the Cure Will Find You -- Chapter 9 Transformation -- The Caterpillar, the Cocoon, and the Butterfly -- There Are No Small Parts, Only Small Actors -- A Cobbled-Together "Career" -- Breathing in Rarefied Air -- Chapter 10 Leadership -- You Can't Have Leadership Without Relationships
You Don't Need a Scorecard to Know If You Won or Lost -- Chapter 13 The Subconscious -- Dreamwork -- A Hollywood Nightmare of Self-Sabotage -- Chapter 14 Just Be a Good Person -- Live the Golden Rule -- Nice Guys Don't Always Finish Last -- Chapter 15 Focus and Singularity -- To Catch a Rabbit, You Can Only Chase One at a Time -- To BBQ or Not to BBQ? That Is the Question -- My Very Unsexy Manhattan Apartment -- "All That Matters Is That F*ckin' Box" -- Chapter 16 Facade versus Reality -- Don't Believe the Hype -- Beyond the Facade of the Red Carpet -- I've Finally Made It to That City on a Hill
Summary :Learn how to persevere and pivot to achieve your goals from a celebrated Hollywood actor.' 10,000 NOs : How to Overcome Rejection on the Way to Your YES chronicles actor Matthew Del Negro's tough journey from humble beginnings, through a sea of rejections, on the way to his eventual rise to become a recognizable face on some of history's most acclaimed television shows. Along the way, he learned hard lessons about perseverance, persistence, and resilience. Teaching readers how to make it through the tough times and deal with massive uncertainty by retaining the flexibility to change course and pivot to follow your passion, Del Negro explains how to achieve success in even the most competitive industries. The book, which delves into his personal story from Division I athlete to his professional dream of becoming an actor without any show business connections, shares the wisdom and knowledge Del Negro has gained from both his failures and successes in one of America's most competitive industries : professional acting. Amidst his own stories from life and acting, Del Negro weaves anecdotes and quotes from interviews he has had with a wide range of inspirational people from all walks of life on his popular podcast, 10,000 NOs. The list of high-achievers includes professional athletes, bestselling authors, Forbes list entrepreneurs, cancer survivors, Hollywood elite, and more. His celebrated and top-ranked podcast in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, continues to inspire others to keep going even when their progress seems infinitesimally slow" -- Publisher
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Del Negro, Matthew.
Rejection (Psychology)
Resilience (Personality trait)
Success in business.
Rejection (Psychology)
Resilience (Personality trait)
Success in business.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1119691850