Learn how a trip inspired by Lincoln can help you achieve your dreams in life!

Told in an easy-to-read story of one man's journey to 50 CAPITOLS IN 50 DAYS, BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines outlines the success strategies learned from an historic, life-changing trip and how they can be applied to helping you accomplish any goal, personal or professional, BIG or small. WITHIN THESE PAGES YOU WILL... - Learn the 5 Habits of Success™ and how to achieve more and regret less! - Increase your faith that all things are possible. BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines is an inspirational goal achievement book with a patriotic and spiritual message.

Within these pages you will...

  • Learn the 5 habits of Success™
  • Increase your faith that all things are possible
  • Achieve more, regret less, and be inspired to attain BIG GOALS with Short Deadlines!

Learn how a trip inspired by Lincoln can help you achieve your dreams in life!

Told in an easy-to-read story of one man's journey to 50 CAPITOLS IN 50 DAYS, BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines outlines the success strategies learned from an historic, life-changing trip and how they can be applied to helping you accomplish any goal, personal or professional, BIG or small. WITHIN THESE PAGES YOU WILL... - Learn the 5 Habits of Success™ and how to achieve more and regret less! - Increase your faith that all things are possible. BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines is an inspirational goal achievement book with a patriotic and spiritual message.

Within these pages you will...

  • Learn the 5 habits of Success™
  • Increase your faith that all things are possible
  • Achieve more, regret less, and be inspired to attain big goals with short deadlines!

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For seven years, I have been meaning to finish an article about how I got rid of my lower back pain and summarize it in a way that would be easy for people to remember.

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The TEN Commitments of Successful Leadership

Leaders have a duty to follow through on promises, to do the best, be their best, and bring out the best in others. They have a responsibility to build confidence, and to provide a clear road map and guidance.

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About Mickey

Expertise/Topics: ACTIVITY MANAGEMENT, 5 Habits of Success, BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines: 50 Capitols in 50 Days

Mickey Straub started his career as an agent, working with the Department of Defense for 2 years and then 14 years as an insurance agent. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, he lived in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles before settling in the Chicago area. Mickey is president of Sales Activity Management, Inc., an industry that he founded in 1995 to inspire confidence and success, to “make a difference” in a producer’s career and to impact on-boarding, productivity and retention. SAM has sold over 1 million custom performance management and leadership tools and serves tens of thousands of clients annually nationwide to help them set goals, keep score and stay motivated.

Mickey recently received a CONGRESSIONAL RECORD from the U.S. House of Representatives for his patriotic pilgrimage to 50 CAPITOLS IN 50 DAYS in honor of Abraham Lincoln and our veterans, a cross- country road trip that he is the only person in history to complete. Mickey is also the author of a book called BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines that introduces activity management and outlines the 5 Habits of Success™, a formula that he has used to achieve many personal and professional goals.

On a personal note, Mickey is a husband, parent, author and patriot who is active in his church and community in which he led the effort to build a school playground in just 49 days. He is a longtime supporter of GAMA and NAIFA, a sought -after speaker and is also in his second term as Mayor of Burr Ridge, Illinois,which earned him a nickname: Mayor Mickey.

About Mickey

Expertise/Topics: ACTIVITY MANAGEMENT,5 Habits of Success, BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines: 50 Capitols in 50 Days

Mickey Straub started his career as an agent, working with the Department of Defense for 2 years and then 14 years as an insurance agent. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, he lived in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles before settling in the Chicago area. Mickey is president of Sales Activity Management, Inc., an industry that he founded in 1995 to inspire confidence and success, to “make a difference” in a producer’s career and to impact on-boarding, productivity and retention. SAM has sold over 1 million custom performance management and leadership tools and serves tens of thousands of clients annually nationwide to help them set goals, keep score and stay motivated.

Mickey recently received a CONGRESSIONAL RECORD from the U.S. House of Representatives for his patriotic pilgrimage to 50 CAPITOLS IN 50 DAYS in honor of Abraham Lincoln and our veterans, a cross- country road trip that he is the only person in history to complete. Mickey is also the author of a book called BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines that introduces activity management and outlines the 5 Habits of Success™, a formula that he has used to achieve many personal and professional goals.

On a personal note, Mickey is a husband, parent, author and patriot who is active in his church and community in which he led the effort to build a school playground in just 49 days. He is a longtime supporter of GAMA and NAIFA, a sought-after speaker and is also in his second term as Mayor of Burr Ridge, Illinois, which earned him a nickname: Mayor Mickey.
On a personal note, Mickey is a husband, parent, author and patriot who is active in his church and community in which he led the effort to build a school playground in just 49 days. He is a longtime supporter of GAMA and NAIFA, a sought -after speaker and is also in his second term as Mayor of Burr Ridge, Illinois,which earned him a nickname: Mayor Mickey.

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Lincoln Unites

By Mickey Straub

"Four score and seven years ago...” Those six words and the ones that follow, echo in every American’s memory.

They are embedded in our culture and our psyche and roll off our tongues as if we were there to witness them being delivered the first time 150 years ago.

The Gettysburg Address was brief enough to fit on the front page of newspapers worldwide helping it become one of the most famous speeches in history. Containing only 272 words and ten sentences, Abraham Lincoln delivered them in two minutes, in great contrast to the two hour speech that preceded it.

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What People Are Saying

What People Are Saying

  • Edward Deutschlander
    "It's rare when such complex topics as goals, spirituality, and patriotism can blend harmoniously into one. Mickey has great wisdom, great heart, a great story...and all who read this book will benefit in their career and life!"
    Edward Deutschlander
    CEO, North Star Resource Group
  • Jim Peterik
    "You can get there from here" might be a proper paraphrase for the philosophy of author, mayor, businessman, and patriot, Mickey Straub. I recommend BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines to anyone who has a dream."
    Jim Peterik
    Grammy-winning songwriter, including "Eye of the Tiger"
  • Bo Jackson
    "Mickey has done things that a lot of us have only dreamed of and has outlined his strategy for success for you in BIG GOALS...Short Deadlines. I'm in his corner!"
    Bo Jackson
    former two-sport all-star and president/CEO, VEJ Holdings LLC
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