Benjamin Franklin made sure to end every day by asking “What good have I done today?” Maya Angelou only wrote in tiny hotel rooms. Jack Kerouac made sure to touch the ground nine times before writing.

Sustained creativity doesn’t come from a flash of brilliance or a single afternoon of inspiration. It comes from a consistent routine that serves as the bedrock for getting things done. At 99U we’ve spoken with dozens of entrepreneurs, researchers, and creatives about their unique routines. Some of our favourites. Article via 99u.com

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10 Things to Do Every Workday

Ever feel as if, in the quest to get everything done, you’re not quite doing enough? For example, you’ve heard on various occasions (including once or twice from us) how important it is to keep in touch with former colleagues, whether you have strong ties or weak ones. But corresponding with old colleagues takes time–time that could be spent doing your actual job or bonding with new coworkers. Read more