"They say an elephant never forgets. Well, you are not an elephant. Take notes, constantly. Save interesting thoughts, quotations, films, technologies...the medium doesn't matter, so long as it inspires you. When you're stumped, go to your notes like a wizard to his spellbook. Mash those thoughts together. Extend them in every direction until they meet." ~Aaron Koblin, Creative Director of the Data Arts Team at Google
I jot notes (see post: Notes to Self), but I need to improve on reviewing those captured little nuggets. They don't do much good sitting undisturbed inside my binders. Good advice, "...go to your notes like a wizard to his spellbook." That could work like magic, zapping through creative blocks.