You might agree that when you were in school, you weren't always excited about every class or lesson that was being taught (#IStillCantDoMath). And it probably didn't get any better in college, and you were paying! Needless to say, when it comes to our businesses, this is when we can't seem to get enough info on our industry or niche.
So we google, and we research, and we read, and we collect information. Because who doesn't want to get better at what they do, am I right? But the more we look at others, the more insecurity may sink in. You know, that feeling of being a new business owner and wondering what on earth you think you're doing? Panicking over the thought of not having as much knowledge, experience, or time as the next person. Naturally, we tend to copy those who've paved the way before us. Sometimes we just feel like we want to use the words of those who seem to have “gotten it right the first time.” No need to fear, I've put some tips together to help you research and collect inspiration without being a copycat.