Persuading people is leadership work.
Changing people’s minds is very difficult. Consider the millions of Facebook posts and Tweets demonstrating the superior logic and rationale for one political party vs. another, one religion vs. another (or vs. atheism), one diet vs. another, etc. Very few people are persuaded to change their minds; most people instead find reinforcement for their preferred way of thinking.
Here is some excellent wisdom shared from an experienced man to a younger man: