Really sweet story in the Statesman today about an Austin entrepreneur’s encounter with a ready-to-please restaurant manager.
Smarting from a withdrawn financial commitment, Jia Jiang set out to toughen himself against future disappointment by asking strangers for odd requests. The goal of his “rejection therapy” was to do this for 100 days and get turned down 100 times.
He hit up a stranger for 100 bucks. He asked for a burger “refill” at a fast food place. So far so good. But on only the third day of his experiment he went in to an Austin Krispy Kreme and met manager Jackie Braun. Watch the inspiring outcome: