Why Having a System Is Essential to Increasing Your Creative Output

“If you have to think about things like what time, for how long, and what your output is every day, you’re wasting cognitive bandwidth and depleting your willpower by making low-value decisions.”

Creativity may be an art form, but to generate optimal results from it you need to develop a system.

Srinivas Rao explains why having a system is essential to increasing your creative input and suggests an effective system for creative output revolves around three elements: It’s something you control, results in output or progress, and can be measured.