1. If I cant change the rules of the game I am playing , then the game becomes boring to me very soon. So ideally I want to enter a game, figure out an advantage that will enable me to change the game itself in the long run. Then it engages me.
2. People who ‘seem’ to multitask and seem to have “multiple ongoing ventures” have all actually started out focussed full-time on a single thing for many many early years in their lives, became extremely successful at it and then branched out. This applies to any long term pursuit / arena – sports, politics, business