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It's not for everyone. It takes courage, commitment, and a certain ability to 'think against the grain.' But becoming a contrarian is one path to positioning yourself as an outstanding thought-leader.

Here, Douglas Kruger explores one way to approach this dynamic.

Douglas Kruger is a professional keynote speaker and business author with Penguin Random House SA. See him live, or sign up for his motivational newsletter, From Amateur to Expert, at

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