…simple games, like trying to calculate how much money a coffee shop is making during the hour I’m sitting there. Try it. You’ll soon start wondering how much they’re paying for rent and wages and supplies, and how much profit they’ll pull in (or loss). Next, you’ll begin to wonder how long they can stick around at this estimated pace. Before you know it, you’ll have dreamed up the next three most likely businesses to fill the vacated real-estate when the coffee shop flops.