updated 4/29/2011 1:17:05 PM ET 2011-04-29T17:17:05

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you help run a small business, a corporation, or even a country, there are certain characteristics and practices behind great leadership. Presidential Lessons in Leadership explores the leadership techniques from six of America's greatest presidents. This book turns the history of both their successes and failures into concrete lessons that can benefit business professionals and anyone interested in becoming a more effective leader.

Presidential Lessons in Leadership takes a look into the lives and leadership values of America's most influential presidents: Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan. Each of these men had a distinct, strategic methodology for achieving outstanding command. Using the individual values and principles that made them great leaders, the book maps out lessons for successful leadership, that have withstood the test of time.

"In business and also in life, the best decisions for the future are made by referring to the knowledge of the past," says Dr. Ron Felber, author of Presidential Lessons in Leadership. "By examining the complexities and decisions made by these iconic leaders during the greatest moments in history, we can help crystallize the essence of their character-driven leadership and form practical lessons that readers can apply in the workplace as well as in their day-to-day lives."

For more information on Dr. Felber and his book, Presidential Lessons in Leadership – What Executives (and Everybody Else) Can Learn from Six Great American Presidents, please visit the publisher's website at www.hamilton-books.com.

Dr. Ron Felber earned his B.A. from Georgetown University, his M.A. from Loyola University-Chicago, and his doctorate from Drew University. In addition to publishing nine books and numerous articles on the subject of leadership, Dr. Felber is currently the President and CEO of Chemetall, an international specialty chemicals company. Dr. Felber is a frequent guest speaker on the subject of leadership and the return of manufacturing to NAFTA. He resides in New Jersey with his wife and three children.

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