To Be Great At Anything You Must Focus

I used to take piano lessons. My teacher — an older Russian lady — would come to my apartment and sit next to me as she conducted the lesson, an hour each week.

One day she told me she was impressed by my ability to concentrate.

“Most people cannot sit still for an hour anymore,” she said. “With kids, you expect it. They’re never going to sit still for very long. Maybe you get thirty good minutes. It’s the adults that are the problem. They always need to answer a call or send a text; or they talk, because talking gets them out of having…