Creative output is not limited by a lack of inputs. It is limited by a lack of time spent contemplating and reworking important ideas.
You must establish routines and systems to structure your work and limit the amount of willpower required to maintain unbroken concentration.
- For example, you could ban internet use or prohibit yourself from leaving your office. This way, you have no choice but to work, and you will not endure a constant mental battle with your willpower.
There are two forces competing for our attention: #Make Time
- Micro-responsibilities: emails, small to-dos etc.
- Infinite pools: Instagram, YouTube etc.