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How time management boosts your creativity?

How time management boosts your creativity?

Creativity is an important aspect of our lives, helping us generate new ideas, solve problems, and look at our world in different ways. Unfortunately, everyday life can sometimes be so overwhelming that we feel stressed and blocked, making it difficult for our creativity to flourish.

Fortunately, however, there are simple and effective methods to boost our creativity and make our ideas more productive. One of these methods is time management, which not only makes it easier to organize our daily lives, but also helps our creativity flourish.

In this blog post, we’ll explore how time management can help create space for creativity and how you can manage your time in a way that supports your creative efforts.

Why time management is important for creativity

Time management is a key factor in fostering creativity. Many people tend to think that creativity occurs spontaneously and unplanned. While it’s certainly true that creative ideas can sometimes appear out of nowhere, it’s often a longer process that requires time, planning and patience.

Good time management creates space for creativity and helps organize thoughts and ideas so they can be put into action. Time management techniques such as prioritization, to-do lists or time blocks help to reduce the feeling of being overwhelmed and stressed and create space for creative ideas and projects.

When we use our time consciously, we can focus on and nurture our creativity instead of letting time overwhelm us.

Time Management – The framework for your creativity

How structure can support creative processes?

“Ideas are a dime a dozen, but the person who puts them into action is priceless.”

Brené Brown, professor, author

Because creative work often involves a degree of unpredictability, good ideas can pop up or get lost unexpectedly. It can be tempting to let the chaos of creativity run wild and drift from moment to moment. But in the long run, this way of working can be counterproductive and even cause creative processes to stagnate.

Therefore, structure is a valuable tool to support and encourage creative processes. Good time management is a pillar to use creativity in a more structured and efficient way. Structure can help to set clear goals and guidelines to steer the creative process in the right direction. It can help organize thoughts to generate the best ideas and allow you to work more effectively and efficiently in a short period of time.

Here are 5 simple time management tips to help you use creativity more efficiently.

With these techniques, you’ll create an atmosphere where you can, on the one hand, give free rein to your ideas and have inspiring thoughts, and on the other hand, not get lost in that creative bubble.

5 time management tips for more creativity

  1. Use time management tools (Microsoft to Do, timeghost, Outlook, Microsoft Planner, other time management apps)
  2. Use Pomodoro technique
  3. Set time blocks specifically for creative ideas
  4. Set deadlines so as not to spend too much time on creative thoughts
  5. Apply timeboxing method
time management Microsoft Planner


A structured approach helps to create space for creative ideas and projects and to organize thoughts. Using time management techniques such as prioritization, to-do lists, time blocks or deadlines can reduce feelings of overwhelm and stress to better focus on creative endeavors.

These 5 tips will help you use your creativity more efficiently.

To return again to the quote from Brené Brown: What matters most is that we make something of the many ideas we have. Good time management is a step towards implementing good ideas faster, because instead of chaos we integrate structure into our creative thought process.

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