In a world of instant gratification it can be a rare delight to wait for things we want; more is not necessarily better. Waiting and expectancy can increase the enjoyment, whereas surfeit diminishes it.
If there’s a job that needs doing you can wait a long time for motivation, particularly when its a job you don’t really want to do. Wanting to do it, being ready and energised by the force of inspiration, spontaneous flashes of creativity and all the rest might happen. That’s a bonus, but not a requirement.
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