Dare to be different. Don’t bother with the criticism you will receive.
Albert Einstein said, “Great spirits have always encountered violent
opposition from mediocre minds.” The reason things haven’t changed in your organization lately might be that no one wants to challenge the norm. Learn to see what others refuse to see.
Rent the movie “Patch Adams” starring Robin Williams. His character is advised by a friend to see the world anew each day. He is criticized and almost forced out of school but he persists with his dream of practicing medicine for the common person. You will persist, too!