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New Leadership Guide, Linebacker in the Boardroom, Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated business and economics leadership book from Chicago, IL, author Marvin A. Russell.

Chicago, IL, July 30, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Linebacker in the Boardroom: Lessons in Life and Leadership by Marvin A. Russell. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the business and economics leadership category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Linebacker in the Boardroom is also available in a 6 x 9 hardback edition with jacket. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

This book is not a sports book, nor just a book about leadership, nor only about Russell’s time playing Notre Dame football. Linebacker in the Boardroom discusses the demand for excellence and accountability in all things we do. Russell talks about how those demands translate into lessons in our successes and failures in life.

This book has leadership at its foundation. It is a search for our leadership inspirations. It’s an examination of and a demand for personal and professional accountability, and shows how to search for individual opportunities to make a difference: what Russell calls Impact Zones. To help search for and define one’s Impact Zones, the author developed 3E Leadership: Essential, Exceptional, and Ethical Leadership™. It’s a model for behavioral competencies and tools to help transform a person into a high-performer.

On the field, in one’s cube, or in one’s office, on the factory shop floor, at a school desk, or in the boardroom, one can make an impact. Whether one views this book from a personal or professional perspective, whether one reads it as a member of a work team, a community-based organization, an athletic team, or religious group, whether one picks it up as the leader of a multi-billion-dollar company or as someone just starting out on a career journey, Russell’s thoughts and inspirations, successes and failures, philosophies and real-life experiences can and will have an impact on his readers.

Russell writes, “Welcome to the Impact Zone! Welcome to my world of 3E Leadership™! Become the Essential, Exceptional, and Ethical Leader!”

362 pages in length, Linebacker in the Boardroom: Lessons in Life and Leadership is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the business and economics leadership category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Linebacker in the Boardroom meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $19.95 and $29.95 for the paperback and hardback editions, respectively.

Additionally, Linebacker in the Boardroom can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432775575

Format: 6 x 9 paperback white

SRP: $19.95

ISBN: 9781432776558

Format: 6 x 9 hardback w/ jacket

SRP: $29.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Marv Russell is an internationalist and global Human Resources professional with a diverse and successful career, including living and working abroad with multi-national companies. He has proven successful in the deployment of modern leadership, human capital development, and HR tools and techniques, as well as strategic and operational experience. Marv’s strong leadership, people skills, and business acumen are all keys to his ability to create high-performance organizations. His stellar academic credentials include an undergraduate degree from Notre Dame, and an MPA from Indiana University; currently he is finalizing his PhD in Organizational Development and Leadership at Capella University. Marv Russell and Partners consulting group provides global executive leadership development resources. Visit

Marv and his wife Catherine can usually be found in Chicago, anywhere in South Florida, including The Spot Coffee Shop in Delray Beach, and at Starbucks and airports worldwide.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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