Follow when it makes good sense whether it is your idea or not. At the same time new does not come from copying. Somehow I feel this makes complete obvious sense to a 22 year old, but not a 42 year old. Yes, I know, there is more to lose at 42 monetarily & most have more responsibility, but think back 40s & 50s somethings… At 22 you still didn’t want to screw up and start your career with a blemish. There was something to lose then just like there is something to lose now. As we age, we tend to think we “walked up hill both ways to school.” WE DIDN’T! We want credit for simple tenure. We don’t deserve credit for tenure. We do however deserve credit for wisdom created, gained & earned from that experience if we apply it! You must continue to deliver VALUE! Contrarians have always and will always create the new frontier and be innovators. They just need to not go personally insane while doing so from all the pressure to conform:). Joke, kind of;). Keep pressing no matter your age!!!