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40 Random Thoughts

Written on December 7, 2008 at 1:26 pm, by Eric Cressey

Like everyone else, I’ve had my role models and mentors who’ve looked out for me. My mother has taught high school English for over 20 years, so I owe a lot of my writing success to her. My father taught me to tie a tie and to remember to check the oil in my car. My brother, the accountant, is always a phone call away if I need financial advice.

Guys like Alwyn Cosgrove, John Berardi, Dave Tate, and Jason Ferruggia have all been extremely gracious in giving me advice as an up-and-comer in this business. In short, I’m just the sum of many constituent parts: individuals to whom I owe a debt I’ll never be able to repay.

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  • And I’m sure all those top trainers you mentioned above could name off an impressive list of mentors as well – Good reminder here, Eric –

  • JMJ

    Great read. Gotta admit though, I got a little sidetracked checking out the figure model athletes on the right side of T-Nation.

  • Nick Schmidt

    I really like thoughts #7 and #8, both are simple suggestions that I also use with my clients to help them feel better. Thanks for for the article


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