“Necessary procrastination” is a prime factor in the creative process. When the cost of procrastination increases, the probability for radical new thoughts to emerge increases as well. The thought you never thought you would ever need, is often the one that can count the most in the big scope of things.
If you’re one of my students, check out his thesis tips whilst you’re at it.
Right then. I’m off to surf the web a bit more until that great idea pops-up.