I think people gravitate towards wanting to help others because other people’s problems are always much clearer to fix than our own.
If only we had the clarity of thought and the simplicity of action that we can afford others.
The consultant, the self-help guru, the armchair critic. Before you take their advice, seek what have they actually built themselves. Find those who have not just told others what to do, but are actually practitioners of their craft.
These are the people to follow. Because of the internet, they are more accessible than ever. And, because of the internet, they are also harder to find than ever, in amongst a sea of charlatans and snake oil salesmen, if you start looking in the wrong place.