ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ ᴘᴇʀᴇʟʟ ✌ @david_perell "The Writing Guy" | Host of the North Star Podcast: perell.com/podcast | Writing at perell.com/ | Teaching at writeofpassage.school/ Feb. 02, 2020 1 min read

There are two kinds of focus.

1) Concentrating on a problem for an afternoon.

2) Obsessing over something for years, and showing up every single day.

We talk a lot about concentration, but if you study the greats, they're always obsessing over their craft.

24/7 focus.

You can hear the die-hard commitment in the words of stellar performers.

Three quotes stand out.

One from Kobe Bryant, another from Tiger Woods, and another from mathematician Jim Simons.

Philosopher Max Weber, writing in 1917.


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