Paradigm Shifts and the
Power of Additional Perspectives
“A mind, once expanded by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Every once in a while we have magical moments when a new idea blossoms in our mind and opens up a whole new world. You have an Aha! Experience …
A paradigm-shifting experience as told by Frank Koch in Proceedings, the magazine of the Naval Institute:
Two battleships assigned to the training squadron had been at sea on maneuvers in heavy weather for several days. I was serving on the lead battleship and was on watch on the bridge as night fell. The visibility was poor with patchy fog, so the captain remained on the bridge keeping an eye on all activities.