Understanding the likelihood of your success has become a necessity in an increasingly competitive world where there’s a fight for basic resources like food, water, jobs, and alliances.

Unless you come from a privileged background where things are handed to you on a silver platter, you have to learn how to market yourself. A big aspect of this sales-oriented mindset is learning to work with your odds of drawing a winning hand.

But playing the numbers game is not for the faint of heart. It takes perseverance and a will to win at all costs. In this week's post, I provide a few guidelines that help you stay in the game no matter how many times you face rejection.