I’ve written about this. I’ve shared quotes about this. I mention it when mentoring. And it deserves repeating.
The best ideas come when you least expect it and you have to put yourself in that place where you can receive it.
On the99percent.com, there is a great video that speaks to this, featuring Jonah Lehrer, Contributing Editor at Wired and the author of How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. Starts with a great story about Dylan.