Varun of designingsound.org discusses taking time to think before moving forward with a design. Doing this allows your mind to begin creating. It is a good idea to ask yourself several questions in this thinking process. Having a thinking time, gives yourself a chance to think about the creativity before beginning, this way you are not starting with a blank, instead a canvas full of ideas.
If you want to increase your creativity then here’s what you have to do. Check it in full here:
Thinking Before Design