15 Super Cool Aha! Moments
There are moments in life that can change your direction and set a new chain of events into motion. These transformative moments are often referred to as “aha” moments. You might not always notice them when they happen, but you soon realize that a light bulb goes off in your head and you are staring realization in the face once and for all. Making the most out of these moments is not always easy, but it is the best way to find success. You simply can’t be afraid to face the realization that is staring you right in the face. Many of the most successful and famous people took their “aha” moment and ran with it. What will you do with yours?
Brad Pit is one of the most recognizable and famous people in the entire world. Everything he does is national news, but it might not have been this way if he never experienced his own “aha” moment. Just two short weeks before graduation, Brad Pitt finally realized that graduating was not essential to his acting career. This realization allowed him to not miss out on the big break that set his acting career into high gear. If he would have waited, who knows where he might have ended up. Chances are he might not have had Angelina Jolie by his side.
Sometimes your “aha” moment can spawn from tragedy. Morse had his realization at the expense of his wife after she died when a letter she sent to him did not reach him in time. This moment changed the course of Morse’s life and led him to become the inventor of telegraph. Sometimes your “aha” moment can even change the course of history for others and technology as a whole.
This Gap founder simply could not find a pair of jeans that fit right to save his life. Instead of continuing his search, he had an “aha” moment that inspired him to design his own perfectly fitted jean. When you can’t find what you are looking for, sometimes you have to bring it into creation for yourself and this is what Donald Fisher finally discovered.
If you have not had that moment in your life that changes everything and brings everything into a new focus, it might be on the horizon. Just don’t miss out when it strikes.