In development, or any creative pursuit, we all get stuck. The trick is to know how to get unstuck, without just staring at a blank page.
There are a few well-used, but not entirely well-known methods.
In this video (and also here) Tim Harford explains how unusual constraints or random interference can help to get us out of a rut.
If it’s good enough for David Bowie, then it’s good enough for me. So, next time you get stuck, why not visit http://www.oblicard.com/ and see if it moves you in a new direction?
In the surprising story behind the best-selling solo piano album of all time, Tim Harford may just convince you of the advantages of having to work with a little mess