**By Dan Rockwell Article
4 Creative ways to Start Your Day
“1. A strategy from Hemingway
The Hemingway Bridge*
In order to avoid starting a new day with a cold, blank piece of paper, Ernest Hemingway ended his day by writing the first paragraph of a new chapter. During the evening, he considered where the paragraph might go. In the morning, he was ready to go.
One creative way to start your day is by starting it the day before.
End today by starting tomorrow.
4. Morning Strategy Call
Trying calling a friend or colleague first thing in the morning to talk over the day. Share your challenges, opportunities, concerns, frustrations, confusion, and plans. Don’t talk long. Listen to them and have them listen to you. Set a time limit for the call and stick to it.
Start today by talking through your to do’s.”