How deep is the valley you’re in?
Do you even know that you’re in a valley?
And have you had a Kerpow! (or using the technical term, Holy shit!) moment, and then had to explain what you’ve gone through to get to that moment?
Alan Kay talks are awesome. This one on the Power of Simplicity will expand your mind.
The wiring slide is an excellent example of incremental fixes becoming a huge mess.