What does nearly every genius have in common when it comes to work habits?, by Eric Barker
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The biggest thing geniuses have in common: they're workaholics.
Eric Barker also notes they do a lot of drugs (not just coffee!), and...
- There were more morning people than night owls. Most had a clear routine. The majority woke early, worked until midday, took a break for a few hours then resumed work until dinner. Most seemed to use the evening hours for relaxation and socializing.
- Going for walks was another pattern. Tchaikovsky, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Georgia O’Keefe and many others had long walks as part of their daily routine.
The whole article is a great read: