When I am gazing out the window…

When I am gazing out the window…One evening, when I was about 16, we were playing a family game of cards and my mind must have wandered off as I was brought back to the room by my dad shouting “Jen…you are not concentrating, you never concentrate properly…”. He went on to rant about various times I didn’t concentrate and it all stuck with me rather too firmly, lodging itself as a belief for the next 25 years!
It’s taken me until 42 years old, but I have finally found some evidence against the global belief that “concentration is King and the key to intelligence/productivity/success”. (Please note that I also really understand the challenges of poor attention/concentration in various conditions