Really fascinating article. I definitely need to start paying more attention to my obsessions. I love the examples of success you presented in this article. People, me included, tend to disassociate ourselves from inventors, and see ourselves as normal people.

Normal people invent massively popular, useful, successful products, ideas, and companies every day, but the secret is to stop seeing yourself as a nobody.

I am really going to start focusing on what I focus on or what I obsess about. I’m curious to start assessing how observant or unobservant I am and how I can improve and challenge myself to be more present with my environment.

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