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A brilliant book with lessons on how to excel in whatever you do both professionally and personally. Singer, author of How to Hit a Curveball: Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business "In Clutch , Paul Sullivan-one of the best young journalists at work in this country-shows us what really effective people do in situations where they must perform well, even gracefully, under pressure.
His interviews with people in clutch situations are never less than thoroughly entertaining. Sullivan has a keen eye for what matters, and this wise book deserves a large audience. Is clutch performance innate-or can it be learned? Sooner or later everyone encounters a situation in which the stakes are high and the outcome is crucial.
How to Hit A Curve Ball: Rethinking Family Life for “Workaholic” Professionals with Kids
And even top performers can crumble when faced with such extreme pressure. Consider the CEO who panics in a desperate attempt to shore up his company's earnings, the veteran politician who grows overconfident and loses to the upstart candidate, the quarterback who carries his team to the Super Bowl but falls apart in the final quarter.
All of them choked. Investment banker Scott R. Singer learned this lesson the hard way. But after a series of career challenges and personal setbacks, he started to develop a new approach to dealing with unforeseen problems by adopting a new attitude toward life. He realized that curveballs are a part of the game and the greatest players know how to knock them out of the park.
Singer's rules for surviving and thriving when faced with uncertainty include: Step up to the plate: Accept what's happened; don't fight it.
How to Hit a Curveball
Tell others right away, and let them help. Be the batter, not the ball: Don't let your imagination get the best of you.
Be a realist, not a pessimist. Keep your eye on the ball: Focus on what you can do instead of worrying about what might happen or what's beyond your control.
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This fun yet practical book is full of valuable advice and anecdotes that can help anyone avoid striking out at work or at home and maybe even turn those surprising challenges into tremendous opportunities. Visit www.
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