- Abhinandan Chatterjee
- Gurgaon (Delhi - Ncr)
Senior Consultant - L&D, I Train Consultants (I) Pvt.Ltd
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Are you a conformist or a non conformist?
Definition: Conformity - Doing things the way it is defined by perceived limitations - Social, physical, mental or executional.
Non-Confirmity - The ability to take risk and go beyond the defined, allowed or the traditionally possible - based on being driven and on belief.
Non-Conformity is often perceived as REBEL, rebel is looked at as something that is wrong. I want to share that Non-conformity does not have to be wrong. While there are mostly examples of it that hog limelight for negative reasons; it is a life changing idea for the good. If we intend it to be that way.
My life has been divided between being a conformist and a non-conformist. I still don't have the answer but I am sure that people not willing to conform to things ought to get the due respect and a proper platform for it now.However, it is important that the means and intention are absolutely humane for this different person. Otherwise - there will just be more of the negative examples.
If you feel like digging deeper into it, I spoke about this at a recent TEDx; you can see that at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBLCWg37R6Q
Are you a conformist or a non-conformist? It will be great if you could suggest some examples of non-conformity that did good for the world.