Fitting in or standing out...

You can either fit in or stand out. Not both.  -Seth Godin.

I think this was my most powerful take-away from re-listening to (the audio version) of Seth Godin's brilliant book, Linchpin. I have not fit in for most of my life. I figured I would eventually find a place where I fit. But it never happened.

I never considered there may be value in not fitting. Perhaps trying to fit was the problem–not the fact that I didn't fit.

Now I can let go of trying to fit. (What a relief.) I can let myself stand out. I can be remarkable.

Fitting in or standing out. Which do you choose?

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