Summary of Crunch Point

The Secret to Succeeding When It Matters Most

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Crunch Point book summary
Don’t panic when an emergency strikes: Learn how to handle a crisis now; once it hits, you won’t have time.


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“When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout,” joked science fiction writer Robert Heinlein about how to handle a crisis. Well, if that is not an option, how should you handle yourself during an emergency, especially if you are in charge? Unfortunately, too many people freeze when trouble confronts them head-on. While most catastrophes do not send advance warnings, you can prepare yourself for the possibility of a setback. Brian Tracy offers valuable, hands-on information in a short, smart, knockout punch. Tracy describes 21 practical steps you can take to defuse a disaster, get your ship righted and head correctly back on course. getAbstract suggests reading his book if you don’t want to get caught unprepared when a sudden, serious crisis hits you or your company.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How you can overcome life’s challenges with careful preparation
  • How to respond to problems, emergencies and crises with character and courage
  • How to use 21 techniques to deal with unforeseen personal and business emergencies


Planning for the Unplanned
Nothing ever goes precisely as planned. But why does lightening always seem to strike when you are least prepared? Life is filled with difficult, demanding challenges that can knock you down, but what counts is how quickly you get back up and plunge back into...
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About the Author

Brian Tracy is a speaker and consultant. He is the author of Flight Plan, Maximum Achievement and Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life, among many other titles.

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