Author(s): Sam Cawthorn
An inspiring business book that shows leaders and businesspeople how to turn adversity into innovation, productivity, and profitability When he was just twenty-six years old, Sam Cawthorn's life changed forever. A terrible car accident cost him his arm, left him in a coma, and put him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life--or so he thought. Today, Sam is one of the most successful motivational and inspirational speakers around, addressing some 100,000 people around the world each year, from some of the world's biggest companies. Sam's recovery was more than just a bounce back to where he had been before the accident. Instead, he used his accident as a launching pad to bounce forward to reach even greater heights than before. Now, Sam uses his own story to share the secrets of both personal and corporate turnarounds, how to use adversity as a springboard to greater heights not just for individuals, but also for companies and teams. Sam speaks to bankers, salespeople, leaders, corporate executives, government workers, students, and anyone else who faces challenges and setbacks every day. In Bounce Forward , Sam shares the tools, strategies, and psychology that anyone can use to overcome any obstacle. If Sam can bounce forward from the accident that nearly took his life, there's almost nothing that you can't overcome. An inspiring and motivational guide to overcoming challenges in life and in business Ideal for corporate leaders and employees, business managers, and anyone else who needs to motivate themselves or their teams Packed with the tools, strategies, and secret formulas it takes to turn adversity into success No matter what kind of challenge you face--in the office, at home, or even in your own heart-- Bounce Forward gives you the insight you need to climb higher than ever before, in business or in life.
Preface xi Acknowledgements xvii Introduction: The bounce cycle xix PART I: The bounce principles 1 1: Principle 1: Crisis creates opportunity 3 2: Principle 2: Proximity is power 45 3: Principle 3: Leveraging positivity to fuel success 77 4: Principle 4: Bounce forward not back 109 PART II: The 12-day challenge 139 5: The 12-day crisis turnaround challenge 141 Conclusion: The power of bounce 185 Afterword: The bounce movement 189 Index 197