What’s Your Most Creative Time of Day?

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Simple question. We all have times of the day when we rock, and times when we don’t. For me, it’s the morning. From 6am to noon I can write like mad. I’m crazy creative. After lunch, I’m done. I can do phone calls, client meetings, and email, but after lunch I rarely can write anything worth reading or produce anything worth watching. Everyone has a time when they do their most creative work.

What’s that time for you? Figure it out. It will make a huge difference in your creativity, your productivity, and output. Without identifying it, you’ll never reach your potential.

So – What’s yours?

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  • Late afternoon/early evening has always been my sweet spot.

  • Rob

    I’m an early bird and most productive in the mornings.  I can have creative ideas any time…so I just jot down quick notes so I don’t forget them…and then in the AM, will flush them out, write them out, etc.  Even if I have great ideas in the evening, I sit on them until the AM where I can compose my communications, rather than sending out ideas that sound half-baked.

  • Late late nights. My schedule usually keeps me active from 8am to 10pm, with a few hours break in the afternoon.

  • Bonnie

    I’d say I’m pretty similar to you — creative before noon (but anti-social), and then a people-person in the afternoon and evening (but without inspiration).

  • Kyla Daw

    Is it weird to say that mine is right before bed or in the middle of the night ? Lol. I have a 15 month old and only work part time for right now. Some of my days seem like chaos. When I go to bed my brain goes nuts with ideas. I write it down and work on it the next day, it works!

  • Jschroter

    9 PM to 3 AM for me. It never works out for me though.