Gig Harbor, WA – Raymond Lavine has achieved Amazon Best-Seller Status with his co-authored book, Empathy, and Understanding In Business, with author Chris Voss and professionals worldwide. anticipated book, published by SuccessBooks®, debuted on January 4th, 2024.

With the book release, Empathy and Understanding In Business swiftly climbed the ranks on Amazon best -sellers charts,

#1 New Release spot in four distinct categories! Furthermore, it has achieved impressive rankings, including #8 in the Direct Marketing category, #23 in the Sales & Selling category, and an impressive #60 in Entrepreneurship. But that's not all! Empathy & Understanding has also achieved #28 on the bestseller list for Marketing and an outstanding #54 in Marketing and Sales.

Raymond's chapter, "Empathy In A Time of Need," played an important role in the book's success.

Meet Raymond Lavine:

Raymond Lavine has a wealth of experience in financial services. He served as president of a mortgage banking company and was associated with City National Bank, where he provided valuable advice to companies for business loans. He has also worked with life insurance companies, including MONY and New England Companies, offering insurance benefits to individuals and corporations. Raymond is a principal at Lavine LTC Benefits, specializing in long-term care insurance benefits for individuals, families, and businesses.

Raymond's advocacy of LTC benefits stems from personal experiences, as his father, a judge in Los Angeles, required care multiple times during his career. Witnessing the importance of LTC plans, Raymond's mother, an attorney who lived to the age of 103, also recognized the need and utilized an LTC plan for 18 years.

Raymond Lavine has made appearances on television, featuring on Moving America Forward with Doug Llewelyn and William Shatner. He has been a guest on numerous podcasts, discussing topics related to long-term care insurance and other financial matters. Raymond is a U.S. Army veteran who served with distinction in the 82nd Airborne Division in the U.S. and the 173rd Airborne Brigade in combat operations in Vietnam. His military service has earned the Combat Infantry Badge, Army Airborne Parachute Badge, Purple Heart, Air Medal, and Bronze Star.

Currently, Raymond is honing his negotiating skills with The Black Swan Group and is an avid reader of history and biography. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California, an MBA, and an M.A. from the Drucker-Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. Raymond Lavine also possesses the CLTC designation.

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