Books: Steven B. Wiley offers insights into business leadership for chapter in new book: "42 Rules™ for Driving Success With Books"


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WASHINGTON, DC, January 1, 2009 — Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg president Steven B. Wiley is featured in a new book released this month, “42 Rules™ for Driving Success With Books,” by Mitchell Levy, publisher of Happy About, a quick2print publishing company based in Southern California.

Wiley is the author of “The Human Side of High Performance,” a book he published after his multi-million-dollar contracting company nearly went bankrupt. From the lessons he learned, he started a successful motivational speaking career and executive training company that uses the lessons learned from the Battle of Gettysburg as a metaphor leadership excellence. Hundreds of leaders from Fortune 500 firms attend his 3-day Journeys program each year.

For Levy’s book, Wiley contributed the text for Chapter 29: “Turn Your Story Into a Book; And Your Book Into a Business.”

Wiley writes: “I have had the great honor of being invited to speak at some of the biggest organizations and Fortune 500 companies in the world to make presentations based on a book I wrote during the toughest period in my life. It is called ‘The Human Side of High Performance,’ and I am thrilled to say that its message has resonated with some of the most famous, and infamous, leaders of our time who have hired me to speak to their sales teams and managers.”

“I didn’t just wake up one morning and decide I wanted to be a celebrated author and speaker who helps people be more productive and effective as sales and business professionals. I began by trying to help myself.”

To read more of Wiley’s story, visit “42 Rules™ for Driving Success With Books” online at

About Steven B. Wiley

An entrepreneur, author, and highly acclaimed speaker who has influenced and entertained tens of thousands of top executives from around the world. Without exception, he receives the highest ratings possible from his audiences. His business experience includes the founding of three companies: two international franchise organizations and a national chain of fleet management centers. His ability has earned him recognition in top publications including Venture Magazine, USA Today, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Steve’s speaking experience includes three years as National Spokesperson for the Quaker Oats/Pritikin Longevity Centers for whom he has been featured in television commercials and advertisements in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and New York Times. He is also the founder and president of The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg:

About 42 Rules™ for Driving Success With Books

“This book will help you appreciate the ease of creation and the depth of value a book (or series of books) can create for your business,” says author / publisher Mitchell Levy of “Whether the author writes the book themselves, had their clients/partners provide content, or had it ghostwritten, you will be informed and inspired by the stories and lessons of others’ successes with books.”