Your way or the hard way.
Believability weighted decisions
I have different ideas from Art Agents, Art Directors, Creative Directors and Editors.
How I make decisions is I get all their ideas, and I articulate mine as best I can. And instead of defending my idea, I go with the idea of the most belivable people.
Combined 50 years of publishing experience vs my One-ish year of experience, lets go with what you say, on this topic.
This has let me progress quickly, without having to learn things the hard way, and skipping ahead to ways that work.
Too many Artist insist on doing things ‘their way’ or ‘the hard way’.