The ‘Guru’ Trap – the Brooks Review

The theoretical is not the practical, and thus the advice, while smart and sound, is less helpful overall. What was hugely popular is no less bad, but becomes more philosophical because the use cases are more contrived — there’s no practical application and experience the writer is gaining.

I posted this link in my newsletter this week, but since doing so I have been thinking about it more. One of the best things about blogging is offering help and advice for things you are overcoming and for others to use.

It’s great to read technology reviews from professional reviewers, but what problems does this device solve. The best thing about Tim Nahumck Drafts posts are because he’s not a professional writer, Drafts solves problems in his life and he’s passing it on.

There’s a great need to not become a guru, but become guru like.

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