Most people don’t write a book. If you want to write a book, you have to do things most people aren’t.
Most people don’t run a marathon. If you want to run a marathon, act like someone in the minority.
Most people don’t know how to shoot pictures well or write code or speak three languages. If you want to do these things, create a plan that seems strange to most people. When people start pointing out that you’re being weird, you know you’re on the right track.
Don’t expect different results without being different. Be weird.