Pay attention to the work you do when you are procrastinating

A folk at Y Combinator once said "There is nothing more productive than a grad student that is procrastinating" (kevin hale? justin wang?)

Austin Kleon echoes this sentiment in Book - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creativeBook - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creative

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author: Austin Kleon
title: Steal like an artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative



. The work we do while we are bored of other work is where our best ideas come from.

Insert some empirical research about extrinsic vs. intrinsic rewards here (maybe as it's own zettel), that should be

“The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” —Jessica Hische