Writers at Work: Why I’m Late With This Story

“Grant discovers that famous creators were also often epic procrastinators: Michelangelo put off painting the Sistine Chapel for years, and Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t sit down to write the final version of his historic I Have a Dream speech until 10 p.m. the night before he was slated to deliver it. Procrastination, Grant notes, gives ideas time to bake…”

—From a review of Adam Grant’s book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, in the 2/21/16 New York Times Book Review.

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