Book review: The Greatest Prospector by Ken Dunn

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Book Title:  The Greatest Prospector in the World by Ken Dunn
Category:  Adult Non-fiction, 198 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction / Business / Sales
Publisher: Next Century Publishing
Published: Nov 3 2015
Available in: Print, PDF
Will send books: USA & Canada
Tour dates:  Feb 1 to 26. 2016
Content Rating: PG

Book Description:

Laura Dunagan, was born in the gold prospecting days of rustic Alaska in the early 1900’s. When Laura was 14 years old, her father was trapped under a mud slide while prospecting in a nearby river and died. Laura was forced to move to Chicago in the care of her rich Uncle Joe. Laura hated Uncle Joe because he forced her to leave the river, but also because he had left the family prospecting business to move to Chicago years before she was born.

Laura discovers that Uncle Joe made his fortune selling insurance and was the owner of the largest insurance company in Illinois. While wondering through the mansion one day, she found Uncle’s Joe personal den. In it, she discovered an entire new life that would lead her to heights that she would never had realized panning for gold in Alaska. Uncle Joe used the 6 gold prospecting rules for safety to prospect new clients for his insurance company and in doing so, discovered the secrets to wealth in selling.

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Meet the author:  

Ken Dunn is one of the leadership training world’s up and coming great speakers and trainers. An incredible hunger to learn and teach others has led Ken successfully through five different professional careers in the past 25 years.

Ken began a policing career at the age of 18. He was involved in the policing world’s most exhilarating and challenging disciplines, including undercover drug and surveillance work, S.W.A.T. team work, aggravated child abuse, frauds, aggravated assaults, illegal weapons smuggling and homicides.

Today, Ken regularly speaks to groups in the direct sales, mortgage, insurance and banking industries. He uses humor and his own experiences to inspire audiences around the world. Ken lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife, Julie, and children Matthew and Laura.

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REVIEW: (written by Anne Benard)
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I enjoyed the unique approach the author chose to explain his sale principles. Having worked in the industry, I`ve heard my fair share of inspirational rag to riches stories and many come across as a bit too preachy. This fictional story of feisty Laura Jewel Dunagan grabbed my attention from the start since the story is engaging and well written. You just can`t help but find yourself rooting for Laura as she struggles to figure out how she can reach her potential and fulfill her goals.
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The author’s philosophies of what makes a successful salesperson are well explained while the reader is entertained. If you need a bit of motivation in sales or even in life, take the time to read this book.
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