Someone who is a highly regarded expert in a particular field may be called a guru. Now there are plenty of people around – no matter which field you look at – who could happily take this title. But if you really want to know more about a particular field of interest, you need to try and find the gurus guru. This is the one person whom the gurus look up to for advice and insight. They may not be easy to find, and there may be some disagreement over which person should be regarded as such. But it is definitely worth looking for the person who has more experience, more knowledge and more willingness to share it than anyone else.
Get to know more about the field you are interested in
For instance, do you want to know more about the world of business? If you do you should think about looking for business gurus. The best place to start your search is online. Begin by looking for as much information on starting up in business as you can. Not only will you find out a lot of information and advice by doing this, you will also start to spot the same names coming up over and over again.
This is true of any field where you are looking for the gurus guru. Simply research the field and find out as much as you can. Get expert opinions. Read books. Find out who knows what and how long they have been in that line of work for. You will soon come across the gurus, and after a while it will become clear which of them is likely to be the gurus guru.
Will there always be one clear answer?
Not always – but providing you get a clear answer for your own ends, it doesn't matter whether other people agree with you or not. That's the great thing about looking for a gurus coach or the ultimate in gurus – different people have different opinions.
Once you have found the person you want to learn from you can use this knowledge to inform every aspect of your life from now on. If you want to learn about business you can follow your guru to learn how they experienced many of the situations you are in now. The same applies for any other field. Providing you have someone acting as the gurus guru, you'll always have someone to follow.
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