“I really don’t have distractions. I stay focused on what I’m thinking about–is it constructive, positive, and lined up with what I want to accomplish–and what I’m doing. If I find myself off track from those two, I correct immediately.
“People I know have told me I talk to myself. Well, that’s what I’m telling myself. ‘Get back to it, man. Stay on track. Let’s go.’
“The things I don’t care about are what other people are thinking (who knows if they even are), gossip in any form, or doomsday talk. Sorry, if you’re talking to me about him, you’ll talk to her about me. I don’t trust gossips. Sure, markets could collapse tomorrow, war could start. I’ve done all I can do to prepare. So I sleep at night and don’t listen to it during the day.
“I care what my wife thinks. I spend time with my friends. I’m straight in business. I’m polite to strangers as much as possible. Everybody else can go hang.”