When you stand out, you risk everything.
- You might be blamed
- You might be judged
- You might be shunned
But you also have everything to gain.
- You might be cheered
- You might be revered
- You might be celebrated
Standing out takes gusts. It’s rewards are balanced with risk, but it’s the risk that makes it all worthwhile.
Fitting in is a short-term strategy that gets you nowhere.
Standing-out is a long-term strategy that takes guts and produces results
If you care enough about your work willing to be criticized for it, then you have done a good days work.