Deconstructing and seeing things in different ways is often the first step toward understanding something new.
- Learning to view things as an artist does is critical to learning how to draw.
- Breaking down a website’s layout into basic HTML elements gives you a clearer idea about how your browser interprets and translates them into what is on the screen.
- Looking at marketing as a process funnel helps you understand what the role of marketing is and how to do it.
- Isolating and testing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and seeing how they affect the light, depth, and quality of the final photo helps you look at a scene and figure out the best settings to capture it the way you see it in your mind’s eye.
When learning, before jumping in and getting overwhelmed by particulars, break down the whole into parts and focus on each one individually. Breaking it down and learning each piece will get you to see the whole in a new way.