You’d probably had this happen to you at least once when you were a kid. The day’s hot, the lecture’s long, and all of a sudden your teacher yells at you for letting your mind wander. Obviously it’s a clear case of the boredom bug.
But in the world of B2B marketing, sometimes that bug leads you to your next big idea. It’s like being called by that same teacher except you end up giving the correct answer. How is this possible? Maybe it’s because some people get better ideas in an unlikely context.