Rob Stearns' inspiring perspectives come at a time when many businesses, organisations, and individuals seek practical insights regarding how to recover from major losses. Why do some companies rally after competitive disasters? Why do some individuals rebound after personal defeats? Winning after losing big is hard. Rob's refreshing approach stimulates recovery by provoking you and your enterprise to reinvigorate your thinking and your response to losing. Rob Stearns understands losing and winning. As a successful entrepreneur and executive, he also experienced the trauma and loneliness of professional and personal defeat. Winning Smart after Losing Big will stimulate you and your organisation to: adjust your traditional thinking about suffering a loss; separate the act of losing from the consequences of losing; recognise when you are losing; Choose when to lose; identify the causes of your loss; explore your thoughts and feelings about your loss; escape the 'loop' of reliving your loss; redefine what winning means to you; rely on yourself to select the right help; create personal independence at the moment when you need it most.
Rob Stearns is an entrepreneur and President of Progo Communications. He frequently provides commentary for news, financial, and sports broadcasts around the country. Additionally, he counsels businesses regarding leadership and the phenomenon of loss and teaches at W P Carey Graduate School of Business at Arizona State University. During the previous twenty years, Mr. Stearns was Head of Investment Banking at UBS Securities, Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at Lehman Brothers, and Chief Financial Officer of three, Fortune 500 companies. He earned a JD from DePaul University, an MBA from The University of Chicago, and an AB from Harvard University.