You can go back to The Hare and the Turtle by La Fontaine, look at ants or as Jason Fried does, ask what the right way is: A spoon or a jackhammer?
We often tend to want things done fast and cheap and it does not work that way.
Patience and a sense of perspective might not be American virtues.
I do my work steadily and keep weaving and I try not do not get distracted by the background noise.
A day of musings I guess...blame it on my cold...