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Instead, put your subconscious to work on it. Think about it in the shower. Bounce names around off hand. Be patient.

I'm a big fan of this technique in many aspects of my work. Whether it be a programming problem or needing to work through a creative idea, if I'm not 100% confident in a solution I step away from the problem for a day or two and usually have a lot more insight when I come back to it.

BTW, glad to see you guys moving forward; I check your blog once in a while and haven't seen much lately. Good luck!

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