U.S. Presidents

The Oval Office All-Stars! [With Poster]

By Dan Green; Basher (Created by)
(Kingfisher, Hardcover, 9780753469644, 112pp.)

Publication Date: January 8, 2013

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Basher History: US Presidents, Oval Office All-Stars created and illustrated by Simon Basher, written by Dan Green
Basher's US Presidents shows you the nation's leaders as you've never seen them before. Every president, from George Washington to the winner of the 2012 election, has his own entry and speaks directly to the reader. In Basher's humorous fashion, these lively and enlightening articles bring history to life. Meet James Monroe, known as the "Last Cocked Hat" because he pranced around in an outdated wig, hat, and breeches Learn more about "Uncle Jumbo" (better known as Grover Cleveland): the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms. Find out how Ronald Reagan helped end the Cold War. Quirky facts add interest. Did you know that John Quincy Adams had a pet alligator? That Teddy Roosevelt (and his whole family) could walk on stilts? Or that Lyndon B. Johnson had worked as an elevator operator? Reading this book will put you on first-name terms with every single one of America's Head Honchoes.

About the Author
Dan Green is an I/O psychology and organizational strategy consultant who has spent the last 15 years helping companies achieve their goals and align to their vision. Organizations he has accelerated toward success include BearingPoint, Deloitte, Stanley Associates, Tandberg, Cisco Systems, The Washington Capitals, eGreen LLC, Underground Audio, Four-leaf Design, Open Net Inc., Oberon Associates, and many others. His subject matter expertise is in customer success, improving the lives of individual employees, corporate finance, metric systems, global operations, ease of doing business, process engineering, value stream mapping, strategic planning, and increasing process velocities. He holds an MBA from Marymount University and a BS in Business Management from George Mason, and his certifications include PMP, ITILv3 Expert, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, with subject matter expertise in Balanced Scorecard methodology, emotional intelligence, organizational behavior, global operations, sales enablement, and overall corporate ninja tactics.

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