Businesses, organizations, and individuals seek practical insights regarding how to recover from major losses. Why do some companies rally after competitive disasters? Why do some individuals rebound after personal defeats? Stearns' wants to stimulate recovery by provoking people and their enterprise to reinvigorate their thinking and their response to losing. 'Winning Smart after Losing Big' aims to stimulate people and their organization to - Adjust your traditional thinking about suffering a loss; Separate the act of losing from the consequences of losing; Recognize when you are losing; Choose when to lose; Identify the causes of your loss; Explore your thoughts and feelings about your loss; Escape the 'loop' of reliving your loss; Redefine what winning means to you; Rely on yourself to select the right help and Create personal independence at the moment when you need it most.