In your search to replicate the existing best practices, more often than not you end up chasing a lot of success stories. As a consequence your true and unique identity takes some serious beating, which is definitely not good for your long term entrepreneurial growth.
You need to appreciate the inherent limitations of time and relevance when it comes to replicating success stories. Once you are successful in doing this, you become pro at learning completely new set of instructions.
The alacrity with which you dig deeper to reach the core of an issue ends up giving that extra edge to your personality.