The following story was submitted by Connor Starrs, a 2015 fellow of The Perfect Game Foundation.
It never seemed too late (or early) to get in contact with Del Wilber and TPGF. Having mentors such as Del and Vince Gennaro has proven invaluable not just in sport, but in life itself. I cannot thank them enough for always listening to me, and providing me with sage advice.
Always do your best- at the end of the day, your name is going on what you produce, and quality work products speak for themselves.
"There is no substitute for Excellence – not even success. Success is tricky, perishable and often outside our control; the pursuit of success makes a poor cornerstone, especially for a whole personality. Excellence is dependable, lasting and largely an issue within our own control; pursuit of excellence, in and for itself, is the best of foundations,” The Heart of the Order, by Thomas Boswell (Doubleday, 1989).