Great article, I really like the statement at the end..
"Go pick one and instead of trying to fix it, use the elements it contains to turn it into something else. I will bet you this alone will be enough to get you started on engraving this methology into your everyday musical production.
I have been doing this lately, going back to those unfinished "idea" tracks and turning them into finished tracks. Changing a drum pattern, part sound or whatever it takes. Some are years old that I forgot were even there, brought back to life