At the beginning of the 90s, my wife tried to cure my forgetfulness. By the front door of our apartment, she put up a list of things to check before leaving: keys, wallet, tram pass, floppy disk with my articles … Next to it, there was a string with a ballpoint pen and I had to make a check mark every day. Sounds funny right? However, the truth is that for as long as the list hung there, I didn’t forget to take any of these things.
When was the last time you checked your mobile phone? 5 minutes ago? Yes, we are all caught in notification hell.
Creative professionals often neglect their need for an improved creative process, but having a reliable one is usually better than counting on trial and error.
Give it an hour or two once a week and it will give you greater peace of mind in return.