All my life I’ve heard the same refrain, “Why can’t you be… Normal?” But, everything in life has its risks including (and especially) being ‘Normal.’ Most of us understand there’s risk when taking the chance and aspiring to something more. But even more are ignorant of the cost of Normal, the cost of not taking chances, and the risk of complacency.

– James Victore writes a stunning piece on 99U about the undeniable benefits of being weird. More than anything Victoire speaks about the courage it takes to take your own path and finding like-minded people along the way.

2 Comments All my life I’ve heard the same refrain, “Why can’t you be… Normal?” But, everything in life has its risks including (and especially) being ‘Normal.’ Most of us understand there’s risk when taking the chance and aspiring to something more. But even more are ignorant of the cost of Normal, the cost of not taking chances, and the risk of complacency.

  1. A.m June 8, 2015 at 9:51 PM

    *Victore

  2. Bobby Solomon June 8, 2015 at 9:52 PM

    Thanks, fixed it.

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