Instead of the bland conflict-avoiding answer, why not try the less polished response next time. For one thing, it would be more authentic..
Instead of seeing your career as a linear journey that progresses step-by-step, see it as a series of various journeys that unfold as you go
Unlearning is probably as important as learning. What knowledge & beliefs about the world do you carry with you that no longer serve you?
Disagreement is natural & can be valuable if it leads to a deeper understanding. Its the negative feelings around it that can be a problem.
Schools were created a century ago to produce a steady stream of obedient factory-workers; It hasn’t changed much when you think about it.