While writing this article (titled Gurus v Mentors) I facetiously asked the Twitterverse this:
Thinking of ditching the science and evidence and becoming a 'Guru'... Anyone got any #GuruTips?
— Grant Jenkins (@Grant_Jenkins) May 4, 2015
Below are some of the responses.
@Grant_Jenkins make lots of noise and only engage with those who pay. Oh and sell something wacky. Belly button fluff. You're good to go.
— Pellaris (@Pellaris_GB) May 4, 2015
@Grant_Jenkins Too much time in/on the "field" will only hold you back...
— Stu Lierich (@KickCoaching) May 4, 2015
— John Pierson (@JohnPiersonPT) May 4, 2015
@Grant_Jenkins step 1. Create a false dichotomy. Step 2. Straw man the opposing belief. Step 3. Guru
— Mitch Naughton (@naughtonton) May 4, 2015
— Thom Phillips (@ThomIPhillips) May 4, 2015
@Grant_Jenkins read a book and a couple blogs and claim you know more than scientists who have spent their careers to understand the topic
— Patrick Campbell (@PatCampbellSC) May 4, 2015
Thanks to those that responded : )
PS To read the original article, click here.