The Most Overlooked Skill of Successful People

And how to develop it.

Maya Sayvanova
Feb 8, 2020 · 5 min read
Photo by William Daigneault on Unsplash

My office window overlooks a massive building that’s being renovated. It’s one of the city’s landmarks, a concert hall opening onto the main plaza.

Every day, I get to watch construction workers pick at it, little by little: they first gutted it out almost entirely, demolishing everything but the outside walls, a few…