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Win at losing : how our biggest setbacks can lead to our greatest gains

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  • 158.1 W4241 (CEN)

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Publication Information

New York, New York : TarcherPerigee, [2016]

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242 pages ; 22 cm


An exploration of the surprising value of setbacks--and how we can use them to succeed.


  • How we win from losing (and occasionally lose from winning)
  • A masters in humility: how Greg Norman won fans by falling on his face
  • Pride and perspective: what Michael Dukakis gained when he didn't gain the White House
  • The "why bother?" point: Susan Lucci's real-life soap opera
  • What goes up
  • can come back up again: Fay Vincent and the resilience of the mind
  • The power of rewriting: how Dan Jansen revised his own script
  • "Good things come out of chaos": a soccer player's powerful rebirth
  • "My startup failed. Fuck": the surprising profits in bankruptcy
  • The power of stick-to-itiveness: the greatest team that never won a game
  • So what have we learned? Lessons from the last guy cut.

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