As pack animals we are not meant to go it alone. A Mentor can guide you through your struggles by teaching you or inspiring you directly or indirectly.
My first mentor has nothing to do with acting and everything to do with being me. His pyramid of success hangs on my wall with other inspirational quotes and his definition of success is how I try to live my life.
The Peace of Mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made every effort to be the best you are capable of being.Coach John Wooden
Why is a question for at the bar, for now, just repeatAdrian Griffin
Griffin epitomizes everything that a mentor should be. He helped me develop my process as an artist. He has been my teacher, my coach, my sounding board, my director and my cheerleader. He continually inspires me whether as an actor, writer, director or runner.
It takes 20 years to be a masterSanford Meisner
The process I use in all of my art is called The Meisner Technique. I use it everyday to find and express my point of view. Although I never met the man, I have read his book and watched his documentary numerous times for inspiration and knowledge.
Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations.Tom Brady
This sixth round pick has been undervalued at every step of his career and has shown how hard work plus a well executed plan can lead you to the success you crave. When ever I am truly down in the dumps I watch this video and am inspired.