No one gets noticed if they just confine to the norm. Most people seem to be just comfortable in their safety zone. Definitely be respectful of the risks to stand out but respect mainly goes to the risk takers.
There are many towers in Italy but the one that gets the most attention and admiration is the one which is leaning even when it’s designed to be still.
Metaphorical but I guess its always better to be just a little different or as they say in Hindi – “Zara Hatke !”