Anybody can be the mean or median.
Not everybody can be an outlier.
We’re taught to fit in.
We’re taught to stay within certain limits and not to cross certain lines.
Outliers are rare.
Outliers are a phenomenon.
Do you want to be average and mediocre, or do you want to be phenomenal?
To be a phenom you’re going to have to stick out and that means sticking your neck out.