Most of the time, the phrase is, “it’s time to get back to work.”
This means it’s time to stop being creative, stop dancing with possibility, stop acquiring new insights and inspiration–and go back to the measurable grind instead.
Maybe we’d be better off saying, “I need to get back to making magic.”
Because that’s what we’d actually like to be getting paid to create.
It’s as if he’s been working inside a radio station for decades…