Author Archives: Sam

About Sam

I try to enjoy life and impart tidbits of wisdom with other people. This picture of me was taken on top of a ski slope in Aspen, Colorado after a wedding for my sister-in-law.

How Did You Learn of the Product?

Promotion represents all of the communications that a marketer may use in the marketplace. Like marketing mix, promotion has its own ‘ingredients’ to customize your strategy. Personal selling is an effective way to manage customer relationships. Sales personnel act on … Continue reading

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Thunder Road Marathon Complete

Yesterday (12/12/09) I began the Thunder Road Marathon in Charlotte, NC at 7:50 AM. After 4 hours, 7 minutes and 24 seconds I crossed the finish line. While not a fast time, it is not a slow time either. My … Continue reading

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Determination and Local Leads

I just go back from a 21 mile run! Yes I decided to do a full marathon instead of the half. What can it teach you, DETERMINATION! Set your goal and work HARD toward it. I am giving two seminars … Continue reading

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A Calamity That United a Nation

Below is a personal news report I asked one of my team members (Ingrid) to write about her experience in Manila, Philippines: “Raining? On the weekend?! C’mon!” That’s what I thought when Typhoon Ondoy (International name: Ketsana) reached Manila. The … Continue reading

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Goal Setting- Half Marathon

Do you have anything you are working towards? What are your goals? Without goals, whatever you are doing can be pointless. Goal setting is a powerful way to increase motivation about your ideal future, and for turning your goal into … Continue reading

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