Avram's Past

One of my mentors has passed-Mort Ruderman a real Mensch.

There were five men that played a major role in my professional development. I just learned that one of them passed on last year, Mort Ruderman. I worked for four of these men but not for Mort. Mort was a friend who played a major role in my professional development over a fifteen year span. I suspect that everyone that has some significant professional success can point to a few people that made that success possible. I know that I would not have achieved the things I achieved if it was not for these five men. Continue reading


Mormon versus Jewish Population Growth: The Importance of a good Sales Force

Given the potential election of the first Mormon president, Mitt Romney, I have been trying to learn a bit about the Mormon faith and was pretty amazed to find out their are now more Mormons then Jews. Jews have been around for more than 5,000 years and Mormon less than 200 years. So I have been trying to understand how this happened. Continue reading