Rob Swymer

Certified Life Coach, Author of Surrender to Your Adversity at Authors
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Like most people, successful executive, life strategist, and author Rob Swymer has gone through his share of adversity. Rob illustrates how our internal voice influences every thought, belief, and action in his new book Surrender to Your Adversity. By sharing his tough losses—the unexpected death of a beloved partner, substance abuse, depression, and other family challenges—Rob demonstrates that whatever adversities we may encounter don’t have to be permanent setbacks. Instead, he shows how even seemingly significant obstacles can be opportunities that allow us to live more gracious, courageous, and authentic lives. Surrender to Your Adversity, published by BookLogix, is set for release on Monday, April 25. It will be available via ebook, paperback, and hardback (ISBN below).

In the book, Rob provides a straightforward path for shifting your mindset and improving your resilience in the book. Rob believes if you can change your mindset from the top, the rest of your soul and life will follow. He challenges the reader’s thinking, asking: What if every seemingly negative experience you’ve had was pointing you toward something more significant. What if, inside every challenge, you could find purpose. Robert shares his lessons and maps out steps on how to conquer adversity, build resilience, and move toward a life with purpose.

“Life will continue to disappoint you, and it will also surprise you,” says Rob. “When reflecting on my life, it became clear that the common theme to making it through my adversity was the ability to surrender in every case. That is, to give in, not give up. This simple act allowed me to trade in my expectations for acceptance.”

“Surrendering to things you can’t control is powerful but widely misunderstood. Rob describes how his dramatic and tragic struggles forced him to surrender so he could move forward. But, more importantly, he lays out how we can apply what he’s learned to move through our challenges with less pain and more grace,” says Russ Rausch, founder of Vision Pursue.

“Rob Swymer takes you on a journey to free yourself from the constraints of what’s happening around you,” Lisa Earle McLeod, author of Selling with Noble Purpose and Leading with Noble Purpose.

A native of Boston, Rob married his first wife, Bonnie, at the age of 21 during the summer of his college junior year. Together, they had three children. In 1994, Rob and Bonnie moved from Boston and headed to Atlanta, where they raised their children and built a great life together.

In 2013, Rob lost Bonnie to a massive brain aneurysm. However, he learned the adversity in his life had given him the strength to endure the loss of a loved one. In 2016, Rob was blessed to find love again and is now married to Melissa. Together they have a blended family of 5 children and four beautiful grandchildren. Rob and Melissa live in Ponte Vedra, Florida, and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Rob is a seasoned sales executive of over 40 years who embodies a servant leadership mindset. He leads his teams with empathy and applies the lessons learned from his adversity to help others build resilience and thrive, not only in business but also in their personal lives.

Rob has enjoyed success in small startups and larger companies, most recently in London as group vice president for a publicly-traded company based in San Francisco.

Rob is a certified life coach and a frequent speaker about overcoming adversity and how to make a living in a beautiful state non-negotiable.

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