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Stop whatever you are doing and find your nearest elevator.
If you are reading this at work, this shouldn't be difficult.
If you work out of your home, you may have a bit more challenge.
Did you find your elevator?
Now take a ride, and time it.
How long did it take?
For all of the engineering and Sheldon-type people out there... you don't have to be exact. 72.592 seconds is not the right answer. In fact, whatever time you measured (or guessed if you are not good at following instructions) doesn't really matter.
While not highly scientific, nobody seems to argue with me when I offer that the average elevator ride is one minute in length.
Get this figure in your mind. Get to know what 60 seconds feels like.
What does that have to do with anything?