Small Business Diva

August 15, 2008

What Do You Get By Imitating?

Filed under: Words of Wisdom & Inspiration — smallbusinessdiva @ 10:26 am
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“You cannot succeed by imitating someone else. If you try to copy another, the most you can be is second best,” Confucius

While it’s great to have role models and mentors, remember to always keep your own sense of style and personality… don’t be afraid to lead the way from time to time.

Here’s to your success in business…



1 Comment »

  1. Hear hear.

    Unfortunately I have been the target of people copying and its terribly disappointing and disheartening, but on the other hand, it seems that it is often SOP.

    Just last weekend at a show two women who make and sell their products were examining one of my items very closely and I heard them say “we should make this, it wouldn’t be hard to do”. And then they asked me specific questions about sourcing and construction.


    Comment by annettepiper — September 19, 2008 @ 10:25 am | Reply

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