My mentor is Mark McCormack. He is awesome.
In 1983, he wrote the book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School“. It was a bestseller for over 10 years. He started the sports agency industry by founding the company, IMG. He passed away in 2003
In 2005, I read Amazon book reviews of his book and they did not appreciate his material as much as I did. I thought it was mostly due to using outdated celebrity names such as Navratolova (tennis), John Delorean (car) and Richard Nixon (politician). In 2007, I started blogging and referred to his book in all of my posts: What They Don’t Teach in Business School at GigaOm.
I owe a huge debt of gratitude to him and his company, IMG, which helped me do my book launch 09-09-2009 in NYC.