I'm probably not taking a huge risk in thinking you'd like to be more productive and more creative. Unfortunately the two seem to be at odds. What you do to increase productivity makes it harder to be creative and the things you do to be more creative often make you less productive. Working Both Creatively And Productively
Tracking hours, invoicing, paying business bills and quarterly taxes -- these tasks keep me productive but allow little time for continuing to learn and develop my craft. For the next three months, however, I'll have to find a way to do both. I am in training for the offensive security certified professional certification.