“If you can’t be the best, at least be different.”—Niall Doherty
The quote above is actually the title of a video blog by Niall Doherty. I was inspired to write this post as a result of that video and the fact that everyone seems to be saying the same thing: that in order to succeed, in order to beat out the competition, we have to be different. Be remarkable. Be Seth Godin’s Purple Cow. And I agree.
I blog about being bold and things related as I see fit, and the word ‘bold’ does not just mean brave or outgoing—it means being different and standing out from the crowd. You may have read my “Make them say ‘WOW!’” post, which expresses the same idea that having a wow factor will set you apart from the rest.
Remember, if everyone can do it, it is no longer special…
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