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How to hit a curveball

confront and overcome the unexpected in business

by Scott R. Singer

  • 382 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Portfolio in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management -- Psychological aspects,
  • Change (Psychology),
  • Organizational change

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementScott R. Singer, with Mark Levine.
    ContributionsLevine, Mark, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD31 .S567 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23962608M
    ISBN 109781591843108
    LC Control Number2009049479
    OCLC/WorldCa430051380

    Hitting a curveball provides a unique set of challenges because the pitch is moving (commonly with a downard break to it) and also the pitch is at a reduced speed to get hitters off balance. There are a few different variations of how a curveball will travel depending on the pitcher’s arm : Alexa Peterson.   In baseball, hitting a curveball is one of the most difficult things to properly execute. Like batters who learn to think fast and pick up on the rotation of the curveball as soon as the pitcher.

      What guy doesn't need some pointers on how to be the man he wants to be? And we know that being a man is so much more than building a successful career and mastering the mechanics of daily life (like oil changes), those functional things are really important too. By addressing the basic, primal, and archetypal moments that all men experience, this book helps men become more invested . In , pitcher Barry Zito signed a seven-year, $ million contract with the San Francisco Giants. At the time, it was the largest contract ever given to a pitcher. He was at the top of his game, in peak physical condition, and had the kind of financial security most people can only dream of. He was also miserable. And it began to show.

    Download or stream How to Hit a Curveball: Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business by Scott R. Singer. Get 50% off this audiobook at the AudiobooksNow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. To throw a curveball, your grip is important. Usually you'll want to place your middle finger on the inside a seam. And what you want to do is throw it like a fastball to here, where the elbow and arm form an L, with your arm perpendicular to the ground, and turn your hand in. You're pulling down the front of the ball, trying to increase the rate of rotation, which is usually 13 revolutions.


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What guy does /5. How to Hit a Curveball Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business by Mark Levine Author Scott R. Singer Author. audiobook. This fun yet practical audio book is full of valuable advice and anecdotes that can help anyone avoid striking out at work (or at home) and maybe even turn those surprising challenges into tremendous.

Practice hitting the curveball to the opposite field. Set up a JUGS pitching machine throwing curves that are knee-high on the black and practice, practice, practice. Some of these, in my opinion, can be helpful depending on the age and type of player we are working with; some I am not personally a fan of.

None of us knows what the future holds. But once you've learned how to confront and overcome the unexpected, this lack of knowledge will cease to make you anxious. Tomorrow will no longer be something to fear.

And believe me, that's a great feelingAs a. Curveball The Year I Lost My Grip. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Curveball The Year I Lost My Grip, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

Meet Peter Friedman, high school freshman. Talented photographer. Former baseball star. When a freakish injury ends his pitching career, Peter has some major things to figure out. Is there life. The longer you play, the more you’ll notice that, while the curveballs keep coming, each successive curveball starts to look a lot fatter and easier to hit.” Having developed and internalized a new way of approaching curveballs, you now can follow Insana’s advice, stay in the game, and move on to overcoming pessimism and embracing realism.

To hit a curveball, start by standing with your body at a right angle to the plate and your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Next, as the pitcher prepares to throw, note if his fingers are parallel to the seams on the ball, which is the classic method for holding a curveball%(3).

How to Hit a Curveball, by Scott R. Singer with Mark Levine, is a well-written book about how to confront and overcome the unexpected in business.

I love the metaphor that Scott Singer uses to. How to Hit a Curveball Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business. Home; How to Hit a Curveball. Inpitcher Barry Zito signed a seven-year, $ million contract with the San Francisco Giants.

At that time, it was the largest contract ever given to a pitcher. He was at the top of his game, in peak physical condition, and had the kind of financial security most people can only dream 5/5(1). So if you want to succeed in business-and in life-it's not enough to be the smartest in the room or even the hardest working; you have to be a great curveball hitter.

Investment banker Scott R. Singer learned this lesson the hard way. And the other books I read are often more than a little poignant. I love books by Peter S. Beagle, Diana Wynne Jones, and Anne Sexton, but they don’t often tell stories that I would describe as happy.

Since I’ve hit my difficult patch, I haven’t been able to touch books like : Kristen Twardowski. That’s one of the first problems with this book: the sports analogy. It’s weak because a curveball is not all that rare or unexpected, nor is it so very difficult to hit. In fact, if you can’t hit a curveball, you probably can’t earn a paycheck in : Scott R.

Singer. How to Hit a Curveball Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business by Scott R. Singer Author Mark Levine Contributor.

ebook. This fun yet practical book is full of valuable advice and anecdotes that can help anyone avoid striking out at work (or at home) and maybe even turn those surprising challenges into tremendous opportunities.

This is the season when you finally learn how to hit a curveball. But better yet, you will be able to see the curveball right out of the pitcher's hand and not be fooled.

It's not about the bat or. That was the problem. I could hit nearly any fastball, no matter how hard it was thrown. Most of the time, I could hit a curveball, as well.

However, if the pitcher had both – a great fastball and a great curve – I couldn’t hit the curve for one reason: I thought .