Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.
All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
Sleeping on a problem really can help solve it, claim scientists who discovered a nap can improve your powers of creativity. Researchers found that people were able to think more laterally and quickly after a snooze …