Ann Arbor, MI, March 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Dan Milstein’s third book, "Street Smart Selling, How to Be a Sales Superstar," released in July 2014, has earned top honors once again, now named the Winner in the Business Category of the 2015 Great Northwest Book Festival. "Street Smart Selling" was also selected as the First Place Winner in the Business Category of the 2014 Annual LA Book Festival in November, and is quickly approaching the best-seller status of Milstein’s first two books: "The ABC of Sales, Lessons from a Superstar," and "17 Cents and a Dream: My Incredible Journey from the USSR to Living the American Dream."
"17 Cents and a Dream: My Incredible Journey from the USSR to Living the American Dream," published in 2013, is Milstein’s gripping personal memoir of his family’s escape from Ukraine in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster. "17 Cents and a Dream" shot out of a canon, selling 42,000 copies during its first month in print and gives us insight into Milstein’s fierce determination. Also finding its audience instantly, Milstein’s "ABC of Sales, Lessons from a Superstar" sold 10,000 copies during its release in March 2012 and became the #1 Sales Book on Amazon and 31st Top Seller of all ebook sales. ABC of Sales was met with glowing reviews from salespeople in every field hungry for tools and advice from one who had reached the pinnacle in sales achievement. As a result, Milstein was named a member of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors in 2012, and those clamoring for a sequel to "ABC of Sales" were thrilled when in 2014 Milstein published "Street Smart Selling: How to be a Sales Superstar." Immediately lauded by readers and fellow authors alike as an incredibly user friendly blueprint for high achievement, "Street Smart Selling" features Milstein’s trademark blend of fiery charisma and ability to communicate highly developed concepts in simple terms as he motivates and entertains with his detailed game plan, riveting experiences and pro tips.
“I am very pleased to have received the Great Northwest Book Festival award because it means I continue to reach my goal of inspiring others,” said Dan Milstein. “I knew from a very young age I had a true calling in Sales, and for me that has translated to my being instrumental in helping others achieve their own American Dream, whether it be through making homeownership possible or through inspiring others to reach for the stars in their careers.”
About Dan Milstein
Successful entrepreneur, business developer, mentor and author, Daniel Milstein is founder and CEO of Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, an Inc. 500 company headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI. Together with his family, Dan daringly fled the USSR at the age of 16 in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster seeking asylum and a new life in America. Dan overcame language barriers and poverty, looking upon mopping floors in a McDonald’s restaurant as his first great opportunity. Fiercely grabbing the American Dream with both fists, he used early failures as motivators and tirelessly charted a course for success, building one of the fastest growing premier mortgage companies in the nation. The lending industry and the world paid attention, and Milstein’s accolades accumulated rapidly. Included on National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 2009 “40 Under 40” list, Crain’s 2009 “Forty Under Forty” and the 2010 dbusiness list of “30 in Their Thirties”, it’s clear Milstein’s vision and ambition fueled great success at an early age. Additionally, the Scotsman Guide recognized Milstein as the “#1” Loan Officer in the United States two years running, 2009 and 2010. Never one to rest on his laurels and driven by his selfless passion for inspiring others, Milstein sought a much larger audience through writing, and the rest is literary history. Milstein’s fourth book is expected to be published in late 2015.