@Stephen - I've read investigate pieces that proved Robert Kiyosaki is a scam artist but you actually got to meet him. I would love to talk to you about it sometime.
@Jeff - Pointing out false gurus doesn't always gain you friends especially when you question a friend's pet guru. But at least you tried to protect them.
@Holly - Instinct and a willingness to question. Especially when it sounds too good to be true.