inward v outward gaze

Interesting guest post by Ryan Holiday on Tim Ferriss‘ blog:

What we could accomplish personally if, like Montaigne, we spent those 20 hours (whether usually spent on news sites, games, or Lost episodes) examining ourselves and learning what makes us tick?

[ via The Experimental Life: An Introduction to Michel de Montaigne ]

What if, however, our focus was on others rather than ourselves?