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SAM is the acronym for Sales Activity Management and SAM Moments™ are designed to inspire and educate you about this empowering concept that can enrich your life and help make this world a better place.
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May 8, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 16: 5/8/19)
Theme: The Power of Compounding

I have always been amazed by the Power of Compounding, so I did the math on an analogy for you this week, that I just had to share with you! I was reminded of it in a book I read recently called THE COMPOUND EFFECT by Darren Hardy. Darren is […]
May 1, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 15: 5/1/19)

It just seemed appropriate to share a quote with you from a book that helped change my niece’s life and turn her life around. It goes like this:“Of all the beautiful truths pertaining to the soul (which have been restored and brought to light in this age), none is more […]
April 24, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 14: 4/24/19)
Theme: Have I Got N.E.W.S. for You!

Hi, I’m Mickey Straub and welcome to SAM Moments™.Ten years ago this year, I published an article in the GAMA Journal called Have I Got N.E.W.S. for You! in order to help people Get Rid of Back Pain…and live Healthier lives. It was on my list of good intentions to […]
April 17, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 13: 4/17/19)
Theme: Time Management is a Misnomer

Hi, I’m Mickey Straub and welcome to SAM Moments™Have you ever wondered if there is a “Key to Success”? In searching for ways to get his business growing again, a striving insurance agent became convinced that the key to success was Time Management. So, studying it became his top priority.He […]
April 10, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 12: 4/10/19)
Theme: The 5 Habits of Success

Hi, I’m Mickey Straub and welcome to SAM Moments™, a weekly message to inspire and educate!It seemed only fitting after last week’s edition about setting BIG GOALS, that we should give you a formula for achieving them this week! What I’m about to share with you is a five step […]
April 3, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 11: 4/3/19)
Theme: Why set BIG GOALS…Short Deadlines?

Hello and welcome to the 11th volume or edition of SAM Moments™!Why should you set BIG GOALS with Short Deadlines? That is this week’s theme and, it may surprise you, but it has nothing to do with the book that I wrote by the same name! Actually, this week’s SAM […]
March 27, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 10: 3/27/19)
Theme: The 80/10/10 Theory

Hello and welcome again to SAM Moments! This week’s theme is something that we developed over the last 24 years and it is called THE 80/10/10 THEORY.THE 80/10/10 THEORY is something that we developed over the last 24 years; or more accurately, it’s a trend that we’ve seen repeated time […]
March 21, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 9: 3/22/19)
Theme: LAMP, Danica and SAM Suite

The 2019 LAMP Conference for financial services leaders held at the Gaylord Texan this week was so special, that it seemed only fitting that we do a special edition for all LAMP attendees to bring back memories and to inspire more people to attend.To start with, we were proud to […]
March 20, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 8: 3/20/19)
Theme: Race Car Driving & SAM

This week’s theme has to do with the similarities between Race Car Driving & Sales Activity Management? You might be wondering how could they ever be related or what types of similarities could possibly exist?Well, I had no idea until this past week when a colleague of mine, Rick Camerano, […]
March 13, 2019

SAM Moments™(Volume 7: 3/13/19)
Theme: 3 Vital Signs of Sales

Welcome again to SAM Moments™ and the summary of a recent conversation that I had with a colleague, Rick Camerano.One of the things that I love talking about are someone’s Vital Signs, and not the ones that my wife deals with as a nurse! What’ I’m talking about are the […]
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