Insight from leaders who experienced major setbacks andredefined success
In tough economic times, when careers are derailed and leadersare forced to rewrite their professional plans, this bookenlightens and uplifts. Comebacks features an all-star castof ten leaders who endured setbacks-for some a public fall in themidst of media scrutiny-then reassessed and moved ahead with newpurpose. Based on revealing interviews, the book presents abehind-the–headlines glimpse into the lives of leaders; howthey drew upon resources, both internal and external, to move on;and the lessons that helped them redefine success. Leaders profiledinclude:Jacques Nasser, former CEO of Ford Motor Co., recentlyappointed Chairman of BHP Billiton, the world's largest naturalresources companyPatricia Dunn, former Chair of Hewlett-Packard, vilified forher alleged role in corporate espionage only to be exonerated fromall charges, today active in philanthropyJamie Dimon (JP Morgan), Herbert "Pug" Winokur (EnronCorp.), David Neeleman (JetBlue), and more
Redmond, a top executive recruiter, and Crisafulli, author ofThe House of Dimon, show how all leaders face adversity, buttrue leaders turn adversity into success.