“Burton and O’Reilly have an important book to write, but this was not it.”
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It used to be the best pro athlete made about as much as an early career MBA. Today, the top professional athlete might make 100 times what a top B-school MBA might earn.
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Hans Christian Andersen wrote a fable about weavers who promised their emperor a new suit of clothes.
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“the definitive work to date.”
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Evaluating talent in any line of work is a difficult challenge.
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“There is certainly an audience for such work in the sports field.”
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“through it all, Major League Baseball not only survives, it flourishes. There is no game like it.”
The Bicycling Big Book of Training is truly a complete book of cycling training for the both the bicycling novice and fairly experienced bicycling enthusiast.