The “Inflection Paradox”: Why We Miss Inflection Points

Inflection points, or tipping points, arise when small changes interact and enable the emergence of watershed changes that replace past paradigms and assumptions.

Inflection points are moments when major shifts from one stage to another take place. They can be seen in social movements, technological innovations, and business transitions. Regardless of context, one cannot merely continue the same behavior after an inflection point and remain relevant.