Guide to the Essentials of a Great Leader: Riot Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated business, economics and leadership book from Whitefish, MT, author Rollan A. Roberts, II.

Whitefish, MT, November 06, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Riot: An Assault on Modern Leadership by Rollan A. Roberts, II. The author's most recent book to date is a 6.14 x 9.21 paperback in the business, economics and leadership category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Riot is also available in a 6.14 x 9.21 hardback edition with jacket. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

What causes more leaders to fail than any other single factor? What is keeping a leader from creating hyper-growth organizations? How does a leader break out of corporate death spirals?

Rollan A. Roberts, II dynamically illustrates what it takes to be a great leader in an ultra-competitive global marketplace in Riot. In his powerful, hard-hitting, and straightforward manner, Rollan gives 12 secrets of great leaders, 4 ways to make a corporate comeback, and the 7 steps to better decision making in Riot. Readers will learn the 7 things their employees want them to know and how to become a four season leader in Riot.

Riot covers issues like hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, recruiting, networking, poor performance, and motivating staff. Rollan provides a CEO perspective on Sales, Operations, Marketing, Customer Service, IT, and HR. Riot is unlike any other leadership book as it is filled with stories that will inspire readers to take action on becoming world-class leaders. This thrilling book provides clear, practical guidance and direction for leaders.

Readers will discover the following in:

How to master the paradox of leadership
The most effective style of leadership
7 steps to making better decisions
4 ways to make a corporate comeback
7 things employees want leaders to hear, but will not say
12 Secrets of great leaders

“Rollan dynamically walks the leader through specific steps to becoming a great leader. Whether you are new to the C-suite, a seasoned executive, or a business owner, Riot will encourage, challenge, and inspire you to achieve greater results in the organization.”
- Joe Scarborough, Former Congressman, Host of Morning Joe, MSNBC

“Rollan has encapsulated time tested principles as more than mere reflection and platitudes but as executable truisms to guide our current and future leaders."
-Lynn Benway, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Governance Corp.

"Powerful and compelling for anyone with aspirations of improving their leadership skills."
- Ridgely Goldsborough, Co-Founder, The Thrillionaires

“Riot is a mandatory book to read in order to succeed in today’s marketplace.”
- Don Boyer, Chief Executive Officer, Real Life Teaching

232 pages in length, Riot: An Assault on Modern Leadership is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the business, economics and leadership category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Riot meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $17.95 and $27.95 for the paperback and hardback editions, respectively.

Additionally, Riot 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: 9781432769840

Format: 6.14 x 9.21 paperback

SRP: $17.95

ISBN: 9781432769857

Format: 6.14 x 9.21 hardback w/ jacket

SRP: $27.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Rollan A. Roberts, II is an accomplished CEO, corporate consultant, TV personality, published author, and keynote speaker. Along with immense success in the corporate world as a C-level executive, he has owned multiple companies. Rollan was featured in the movie, The Journey, with Brian Tracy and Bob Proctor. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Liberty University and presently serves on several non-profit boards. Rollan resides on an island in the Gulf of Mexico.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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