This is a fun read from the Wall Street Journal about a 37-year-old freelance software programmer who wants to visit every Starbucks in the world. He's at 9,000 stores where he goes in gets a coffee and takes a picture.
What drives this guy? Can a specific goal be that big of a motivator with the kind of fuel you need to get as far as he has? Or is he just obsessive compulsive?
The story has a certain amount of novelty value and it's entertaining. Check out his blog and you'll be fascinated. But there has to be a lesson here someplace.