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John Asher Nominee for The 2018 Best Book Award by American Book Fest


John Asher Nominee for The 2018 Best Book Award by American Book Fest

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asher Strategies announced today the book Close Deals Faster, authored by John Asher, CEO at Asher Strategies, has been listed as a candidate for The 2018 Best Book Award by the American Book Fest.

"It is an honor to be recognized by American Book Fest and to be a nominee for the 2018 Best Book Award," stated John Asher.

Close Deals Faster consolidates the best sales methodologies and sales aptitude research into three areas of sales enablement:

  • 10 fundamental sales skills, the "blocking and tackling" of sales
  • 15 simple shortcuts to help close sales faster
  • 4 easy to learn levels of emotional intelligence to allow salespeople to expertly connect with and influence customers and prospects

"Close Deals Faster is a great way for sales teams to kickstart changing their philosophy on how to grow their book of business. Then when teams attend a seminar, their knowledge and skillset will increase quickly since they have the background to build upon."

About John Asher
John Asher is an experienced international speaker. He speaks on sales, sales management, and marketing for Vistage, a worldwide network of 22,000 CEOs. In his recent book, Close Deals Faster, Asher articulates 15 shortcuts from major sales institutes and award-winning books. He co-founded Asher Strategies in 1998 and has grown it into a global leader in sales strategies over the last 20 years. He is a former U.S. Navy nuclear submarine captain and has degrees in mathematics and nuclear engineering from the United States Naval Academy. John also graduated from George Washington University with an MBA and has authored numerous sales training manuals. He co-authored "Doing Business with the West," published in China in 2012.

About Asher Strategies
Asher Strategies is a full-service sales advisory service firm based in Washington, DC with global reach, focused on improving sales for business-to-business companies. Asher has assessed the aptitude of over 50,000 salespeople, trained over 70,000 salespeople and facilitated hundreds of strategic planning sessions. For more information visit

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