The Adversity Paradox is a business book written by J. Barry Griswell and Bob Jennings. Released in April 2009, the book was published by St. Martin’s Press. The book debuted at #8 on The Wall Street Journal Best Seller List.
The Adversity Paradox is written to be a guide for achieving personal and business success. The book explores the paradox of how many people from difficult and unstable backgrounds leverage adversity into success. Much of the book examines how readers can make adversity an asset instead of a liability.
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