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The Resiliency Advantage by Al Siebert

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Chapter Three Bouncing Back from Setbacks

What do you do when your life is shattered? What do you do when the bright future you expected for yourself feels like it is collapsing into ruins? People who have bounced back from devastating setbacks are inspiring, real-life examples of resiliency.

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Gert Lamfrom and Neal Boyle were college sweethearts. After they married, Neal began working in her parent’s small hat-manufacturing business. He learned the business well and eventually took over as its president.

In 1970, Neal died suddenly of a heart attack. Gert’s grief was magnified by seeing that no one but her husband knew how to run the business, ...

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