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Motivational Press Announces The Release of Exceptional Leaders Playbook by Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader

Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader is proud to announce the release of the book Exceptional Leaders Playbook, to be released by Motivational Press. 

Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader finds inspiration from being ardent students of leadership for a combined period of over 55 years. Our influences are the thousands of people we have had the fortune to work with, the hundreds of books read, and the 25 years, respectively, spent in various leadership roles..

In the words of Futurist Faith Popcorn, "A complete playbook to guide leaders through the next decade of seismic change".

In an engaging interview, Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader can discuss: 

Developing other Leaders, Developing Your Influence as a Leader, Leading different personalities, Temperament Fluency, Stress Management for Leaders, Why Leaders Get Stuck, and many other topics.

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The Playbook is full of actionable tactics and strategies that can and will make you a more impactful and successful leader. This is the follow-up to the #1 best-selling What Exceptional Leaders Know. The book interacts with the reader to make sure that the recommendations are memorable and applicable for every leader. There are no theories in the Exceptional Leaders Playbook, just proven leadership lessons delivered in a progressive, easy to implement way.

To schedule an interview with Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader, contact Janet Carson at 760-208-4990 or


About The Author: 

Tracy L. Spears has been a national business consultant for over 25 years.  She specializes in developing leaders; inspiring teamwork and enhancing inter-office communications by helping people understand “Why People Do What They Do.”  In addition to her workshops, Tracy has been a featured guest speaker at numerous state, regional and national conferences.  She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and an accomplished athlete who played in Japan as a member of the U.S. National Softball Team.  Tracy is a member of the National Speakers Association.

Wally Schmader has over 25 years of successful hands-on experience developing and leading high-performance teams.  He has worked successfully with senior executives, middle managers and front-line leaders and managers.  He is a highly-regarded leadership coach and described many of his strategies and insights in his first book which was published in 2006 entitled ‘Full Contact Leadership: Dynamic New Ideas & Techniques for Today’s Leaders’.  Wally’s recommendations have been featured by Fast Company and Fortune Radio.


About Motivational Press:

Motivational Press is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Motivational Press is a broad-based publisher with strengths in business books, self-help books, health, wellness, sports, narrative nonfiction, reference, pop culture, design, and religious and spiritual books. Motivational Press is consistently at the forefront of innovation, using digital technology to create unique reading experiences and expand the reach of its authors.  Its divisions include Motivational Press Adult Publishing, Motivational Press Children’s Publishing, Motivational Press Audio, Motivational Press Digital and international companies in Australia, Canada, Germany, Brazil and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit 


Janet Carson

Chief Marketing Officer

Motivational Press



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