You Don’t Have To Play By The Rules
Society has norms, or accepted ways of doing things.
Generally people follow these norms, and generally they do so on automatic pilot.
So over time these norms become rules. If you break them then people want to know why.
But if you look at the really successful people in this world you will find that generally they haven’t played within the rules. They’ve broken out and taken risks. They’ve dared to risk embarrassment, humiliation, failure, ridicule…
And it’s been worth it!
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