"Work on your business, not in your business." Easier said than done. But when you're struggling to breathe, consumed by the devilish details and the minutiae of the day to day, you need to breathe the air up there. The air at 30,000 feet gives clarity and justification for where your efforts are taking you. Without this much needed perspective, the devilish details become unattractive and get less of what they need: your diligent attention.