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Italo Calvino:

“I began doing what came most naturally to me – that is, following the memory of the things I had loved best since boyhood. Instead of making myself write the book I ought to write, the novel that was expected of me, I conjured up the book I myself would have liked to read, the sort by an unknown writer, from another age and another country, discovered in an attic.”

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Dr. Grant is the youngest full professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania – and the most productive. He has a good piece of advice that I think applies to all creative people:

β€œTo produce at your peak level you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distraction.”

Yes, further evidence that multitasking is evil.