Originally Posted by Adam
NLP, etc., are all very good 'generic' methods to practice finding the 'gap,' but really, nothing beats finding your own method. You can start with the generic methods, but refine them and actually study what parts really work for you and don't be afraid to discard the parts that don't work.
I simply hope to elicit some of the process that took calicles to that tipping point previously, maybe even in such a way as to usefully reapply stuff (or apply it in the spirit of experimentation myself)
That would be what I consider to be NLP anyway... not a collection of applications or techniques