Great Minds Don't Just Think Alike...

... they stick to a daily routine. Apparently, When Mozart wasn't writing masterpieces, he was giving music lessons during the day. Freud, no suprise here, treated patients. And Pablo Picasso famously said, "“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”

 What this article tells us is that creativity is hard work, isn't random, takes discipline, determination, and a routine -- even if your routine is taking care of your peacocks like Flannery O' Connor did. Whatever you do, embrace the order!

With 24 hours in a day, what are you doing to perfect your creative genius?

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