You know that strategy where for every piece of clothing you buy, you have to take something out of your closet? Meant to keep your closets from getting overstuffed and thereby useless? A strategy I love and live by?
WHY DID I NOT REALIZE BEFORE THAT THIS APPLIES EQUALLY WELL TO PROJECTS?
In order to keep my brain from getting overstuffed and thereby useless, I should try to finish / hand off a project before taking on a new one. So simple. So obvious. And yet, a principle I have entirely ignored up until now.
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But, I have always found that working on more than one mathematical project at the same time is a significant prod to creativity. Is this not true outside of mathematics?
Five projects is no problem. Thirty-five, on the other hand…