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Comebacks: Powerful Lessons from Leaders Who Endured Setbacks and Recaptured Success on Their Terms by Patricia Crisafulli, Andrea Redmond

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Introduction:
When the Rug Gets Pulled
At some point in life, the rug gets pulled from under us. We get fired. A long-awaited promotion does not materialize. A business fails. Our health suffers. A relationship—in business or in our personal lives—ends. No one is immune. Regardless of job title or level of achievement, an upset of some type is inevitable.
For most people, a professional setback such as getting fired is a private matter. Dealing with the aftermath, from the emotional upheaval of being rejected to the career uncertainty, happens behind closed doors. For high-profile leaders, however, circumstances are much different. In addition to dealing with the intensely private issues that go along with a career upset, the events surrounding ...

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