Khalid Kalbat suggested a Big Bang Theory segment as an explanation.
I personally never hear Eye of the Tiger in my head while working, but I do have other tunes running through my head while working. I also completely relate to the RedBull and Advil (Ibuprofen for me).
Jeremy Kun gives the following list:
- Write down a problem.
- Think hard.
- Write down a solution.
Unfortunately, I typically run into other intermediate step. See the following flow chart.
Do you think the explanations on Quora are accurate?