Aha! moments often occur when we are faced with a problem or a situation that requires us to think outside the box. They can happen when we are struggling to find a solution to a problem, and suddenly, a new idea pops into our heads.
Think about the story of Archimedes, who had an Aha! moment when he saw the water in his bathtub overflow. Suddenly, he realized that the volume of an object can be measured by the amount of water it displaces.
Another example of an Aha! moment is when we finally understand a concept that we have been struggling with for a long time. It can be a concept in mathematics, science, or even in our personal lives. For me, they often happen in my world of trading.
In fact, I would argue that a career spent engaged in trading the markets by definition is a career defined by hops from one Aha! moment to the next. [Read more…]