Every day, our productivity depends on the ability to be selective and disregard much of the stuff that assaults our senses. Often the unprofitable bombards us and seems to speak louder than the profitable. Speaking of which - The (Star Trek) "Ferengi" were an incredibly capitalistic race from the planet Ferenginar. A Ferengi's entire existence revolved around the acquisition of wealth - and it was actually a crime for them to trifle with anything unprofitable. We can learn much from their single-mindedness. That is a topic for another time...Read More
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Let us consider a character who needs no introduction: A fictitiously real character who has (in this progressive order) scared the crap out of us, made us want to punch him in the face, stirred our sympathy... and finally, captured our respect - because he relentlessly focused all of his ambition into the pursuit and final reacquisition of a long-lost ring. He could not get that precious ring out of his mind. It was the first thing the voices in his head reminded him of when he woke up, and the last thing on his lips before he fitfully fell asleep (and everything in between). Every waking and sleeping moment.Read More