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Perfection to Performance

Stop the Self-Inflicted Beatings

A number of years ago, one of the top kickers in the history of the NFL called my cell phone. When I answered the phone, I thought it was a prank. Keep in mind, I grew up with a group of guys who were practical jokers. Over the years, it has not been uncommon for a high school or college buddy to call me from an unrecognizable number and pretend to be someone else requesting my services. I have had fake calls from Gandhi, Mother Teresa, numerous presidents, famous actors, musicians, and authors. It is usually quite funny; however, in this case, when the player called, I embarrassingly thought it was a friend of mine doing another impersonation. After about 60 seconds, I realized it ...

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