One of the ‘freedoms’ of being a freelancer is the ability to work at home. Working from home means: zero dressing up for work (I write this in so not professional cut-off shorts), zero travel and zero distractions at the water cooler. All of which can add up to an economising of time and energy.
The ability to be productive; the rate at which a company produces goods or services.
Science is methodical and procedural, but it also requires a sense of intuition and imagination. The scientist asks daily, for example, what if?
Decluttering is more than housekeeping. It should be a part of all creative practice.
You’re artists, so you’re liberated from constraint. You can use onomatopoeic devices, write in the vernacular and sit at your desk in your underwear crunching on cucumber dipped in store-bought hummus.
Got any destructive mindsets crushing your creativity? Thinking ‘outside the square’ is not always useful.
One of the tensions at the intersection of commerce and art is commerce often requires quick results, measurement of ‘performance indicators’ and – the big one – output, where creativity is enhanced by periods of curiosity with little measurable outcome.