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This story appears in the February 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Marc Hardy knows firsthand how difficult it can be to bounceback from disappointment. Recently, he was turned down for abusiness loan. "Unlike bigger , mine is more than acompany, it's my life," says the Elkhart, ,homebased speaker on resiliency. "If the bank doesn'tbelieve in my , they are saying they lack faith in me tomake it a success. But banks exist to make , not to fulfillour visions, and we have to realize that. At the same time,it's natural to take the rejection personally."

While Hardy allowed himself to feel upset about not securing theloan, he also followed his own "rules of resiliency" tohelp him over the funk:

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