It's fair to presume that when Tom Ferry was a teenager, he might have benefited from a little coaching -- not that he would have tolerated anyone offering it.
"I was the worst possible kid," says Ferry. "I was stupid, obnoxious, angry. I was kicked out of four high schools. My parents were separated, and they each kicked me out of their house at 15.
"I lived on the streets -- literally -- for three months."