19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day

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"It's not about me.'"

We're all servants (in a good way) and our customers, peers, bosses, and direct reports all have needs. Meeting their needs -- on their terms -- is more important than somehow "staying true" to ourselves.
Maintaining your integrity is vital, but there's a big difference between staying true to yourself and "just being me."
Recognize the things you do or say with the sole purpose of showing you’re an individual – and then vow to do those things on your own time (if at all.)
What you “are” is defined by what you do. Stand out through what you do for others.