How to Hit a Curveball

Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business
By Scott R. Singer with Mark Levine

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Endorsements

Everyone in business, from executives in the boardroom to those on the sales floor, needs courage to face our challenging times. Knowing how to hit a curveball is one of the most valuable skills for succeeding in this environment.

Ken Langone, founder, chairman, and CEO of Invemed Associates; co-founder of Home Depot

If it’s raining, you have to learn to love the rain, because it’s not going to stop just because you don’t like it. Life is all about learning how to hit the curveballs we’re thrown, and Scott Singer offers some great insights in how to do just that.

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut and author of the national bestseller Magnificent Desolation

In this chaotic business world, the ability to hit a curveball is what separates the winners from the losers, and Scott Singer knows the game as well as anybody out there.

Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of CBS Corporation

Exploding the myth that a business career is built on an endless string of shining achievements, Scott Singer cleverly uses the metaphor of baseball to write a strikingly candid guide to navigating life’s uncertainties and disappointments. A great—and important—read.

Strauss Zelnick, co-founder of ZelnickMedia; chairman of Take-Two Interactive Software, ITN Networks, and Columbia Music Entertainment

Scott Singer provides a refreshingly practical approach to confronting and overcoming unexpected obstacles on the road to success.

Kay Koplovitz, chairman of Liz Claiborne; founder of USANetworks and Sci-Fi Channel

No one gets out of the game of life without a curveball or two coming their way. Whether we swing at it, pull up and step away from home plate, or connect for a home run is a decision we often have to make in a split second. Scott Singer’s book shares a play-by-play on how other people made the call for themselves and insights that will help others hit it out of the park.

Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of The Paley Center for Media; former president and CEO of PBS

Help is on the way! I know very well how overwhelming an unexpected challenge can be.┬áRead this book to find out how to handle the ‘curveballs’ you’re facing today and prepare for the inevitable ones to come. Implementing Scott Singer’s approach will turn you into an all-star at work and at home.

Rick Smith, author of the national bestseller The Leap