I somewhat realize that I start to take action on something when I think it is possible to do it. When I think something isn't possible, the idea simply stays on the back of my mind but i do nothing about it.
However the moment i receive new information that lights the bulb in my head, the perspective change from "yeah, that'd be nice but.." to "wait a second.. isn't that mean that we possibly could do it if we...".
My favourite example of this is there's this country that I've been wanting to visit but I always think that it'd be so expensive to go there. One day, my sister told me that the ticket price form certain airport is significantly way cheaper. That intrigues me because given that price point, things become possible. That moment leads me to do my research and fast forward later, even though i end up not picking up my sister suggestion and the price ends up not that cheap, I ended up visiting the country anyway.
Recent example of this is the buzz around AI, ChatGPT, and copilot that promises to simplify the bulk work of the repetitive task and making figuring things out more intuitive. I've been having this "i want to make an app" on the back of my mind for way too long but I keep putting it in the back of my head out of laziness 😂 The moment I realize AI might help me do it lights up the bulb in my head. The rationale is if it can help me do it so I can do it effectively given the limited amount of time I have (there's only x time available after work and family duties), it makes the idea possible and would it be the moment that i should give it a try? 🤔
The beginning of the road of zero to one starts from "i guess it seems possible now..".