Coming March, 2016
Danny Connolly is a backup pitcher with the Dulaney Orioles. He knows “backup” means “not good enough to start.” When
he’s gotten a chance to pitch, he hasn’t exactly been the
shutdown reliever the team needs. To make matters worse, he’s playing in the shadow of his older brother, Joey, a
lights-out high school lefty who’s attracting lots of attention
from college recruiters and major league scouts.
The pressure to live up to Joey’s success is stifling. Frustrated, Danny embarks on a secret project designed to make his
family and teammates sit up and take notice. Aided by a
mysterious stranger with an uncanny knowledge of the aerodynamics of a thrown baseball, he attempts to learn a pitch no
one has seen before.
The clock is ticking as the O’s try to repeat as league champions. If Danny’s audacious plan works and he can mater the
magical pitch known as “The Terminator,” he’ll become the
dependable closer the Orioles desperately need. If it doesn’t, well, looks like marching band is in his future...Read
The Art of Crisis Leadership
How to Save Time, Money, Customers – and Ultimately Your Career
Coming April, 2016
In today’s turbulent world, the issue isn’t if crisis will occur, but when. Do you know how to prepare for, navigate
through and recover from crisis? Can you turn adversity into
advantage? This book holds the key.
In his decades on the core executive teams of the Baltimore Police Department, U.S. Department of Justice and for Hall of
Famer Cal Ripken Jr., Rob Weinhold learned a basic truism:
the strengths and shortcomings of leaders are never more magnified than during life’s most difficult times. Weinhold
flourishes in this space.
Now, as chief executive of the highly-respected Fallston Group, a Baltimore-based crisis management and communications
firm that guides leaders at every level, Weinhold shares the
secrets of how to survive, then thrive, when the stakes are at their highest.
A recognized crisis leadership expert who has appeared regularly on CNN, FOX, MSNBC and other national news outlets,
Weinhold narrates the stories of real people and companies beset
by social media attacks, sex scandals, financial distress, civic riots, active shooter situations, data breaches,
natural disasters and other calamities. With each authentic story,
he offers unique, yet proven, advice designed to help leaders remain steadfast, focused and resilient.