To start with you’ve got to find your values, your beliefs, your convictions, and then commit to them, fully.
You won’t always be right about everything, and others could, and often will, disagree with your views and think you’re wrong.
You should always listen, consider opposite opinions, and be prepared to challenge yourself. Keep an open mind, embrace learning and be brave enough to fail in the pursuit of progress.
Be prepared to evolve but do it your way, don’t follow the crowd because it’s easier to do so, stay true to yourself even when everyone else is going in a different direction.
And sometimes you have to take a walk in the dark…