Sales Professional, Jim Shute, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress® To Co-Author The Will to Win with Brian Tracy

Jim Shute will team up with other leading entrepreneurs and professionals, including Best-Selling Author®, Brian Tracy, to release the new book, The Will to Win, which provides professional inspiration to current and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Doylestown, PA – July 3, 2018 – Founder and President of Pro-Active Learning, Inc., Jim Shute, recently signed a publishing deal to co-write the forthcoming book titled, The Will to Win, published by CelebrityPress® LLC. The new book is an assortment of motivating lessons intended to help you find your way to success! From real estate to financial planning to positive mindsets, the ThoughtLeaders® featured provide encouragement for a multitude of life’s facets.  In addition to Shute’s expertise, the publication features content from renowned voices such as best-selling author® Brian Tracy. The book will be released under the CelebrityPress® LLC imprint, a leading business book publisher that publishes books from ThoughtLeaders® around the world.

The Will to Win is tentatively scheduled for release in Fall 2018.

A portion of the royalties earned from The Will to Win will be donated to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating awareness for charitable causes.

Jim Shute was selected to be in the book because of his commitment to professional success and willingness to share his vast knowledge. His expertise in the sales industry makes him an asset to the publication and will surely benefit a wide range of readers.

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About Jim Shute:

Jim Shute has been helping people to succeed through learning and professional development for over 35 years.  A career-long sales professional, Jim is founder and president of Pro-Active Learning, Inc., a company that develops and delivers sales and customer service training programs for companies in premium market sectors.  Along the way he has sold over $50 million in professional services and made over 10,000 face-to-face sales calls.  More importantly he has been able to establish, build, and maintain productive client relationships through his practical and personal sales and communication approaches.  Jim and his company have designed and conducted sales training programs to help clients and their employees do the same.

A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Jim began his career in the corporate communications field, selling and producing corporate presentations, meetings, and video programs for Fortune 500 companies.  In the early 1990’s, he became involved in the corporate training arena, working for Philadelphia-and Princeton-based consulting firms before becoming a partner in a corporate training, systems, and incentive/recognition provider.

Jim has both developed and overseen development of instructional programs in a wide variety of media including seminars/workshops, self-study programs, interactive multimedia, eLearning, and special events (e.g., sales meetings, training/recognition events).  Clients have included Bristol-Myers, Correct Craft and Johnson & Johnson—along with a who’s who among premium automotive brands (Audi, Aston-Martin, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, and Porsche).

In 2001, Jim formed Pro-Active Learning to implement solutions that deliver not just information but improved capability to people—converting “programs from headquarters into practices in the field or at retail.”  He has extensive skills and experience in the areas of analysis, design, and development of content/information, and delivery of the resulting knowledge and skills to people within organizations.  Pro-Active Learning has developed and delivered sales, customer experience, and process improvement initiatives that have produced measurable and sustained results for its clients—including a Brandon Hall excellence award for a 500%+ improvement in lead follow-up activities.

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About CelebrityPress® LLC:

CelebrityPress® LLC is a leading business book publisher that publishes books from ThoughtLeaders® around the world. CelebrityPress® LLC specializes in business anthologies, among various other types of titles, and has published books alongside Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Robert Allen, Michael Gerber, Tom Hopkins, and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields. CelebrityPress® LLC focuses on helping its authors grow their businesses and their personal brands through book publishing; the organization has successfully helped launch thousands of best-selling authors® to date. 

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