Lateral thinking expert Edward De Bono framed it succinctly when he said, “there is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all.”
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An insight switch-over involves discontinuity. It involves breaking loose from an established way of looking at things in order to find a new one. For this reason insight cannot be achieved by the sequential process of logical thinking which insists that you must be right at each stage.
So logical thinking will only preserve the established way of looking at things - not change it. To do this one needs lateral thinking.