“Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” -Bernard M. Baruch
You decide: imitate or innovate? Imitators conform; innovators create. If your goal is try to impress people then the safer approach may be to imitate someone proven. If your goal is to offer something new then your approach has to be to shake things up. Learn from those you admire, but as an innovator you must have the courage to be you
Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it (Psalm 139:14).