“Every now and then, a pressing deadline can concentrate the mind and produce a fully-realized idea, ready for airplay. But most of the time, it’s a long and winding road.” — Steven Jonson

Key insight from Steven Johnson’s Learning from Get Back: while time pressure and constraints can fuel creativity, the unfolding of ideas over longer cycles is also a significant pattern for creatives.

What I often see is that time pressure helps get nearly finished ideas out the door, so they get…

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Charlie Gilkey

Charlie Gilkey

Author of the best-selling Start Finishing and the forthcoming Workways — http://www.productiveflourishing.com/books. Founder of Momentum — hellomomentum.app.