A lot of the best books for advising people are not actually reaching the people that need them. Sit back, I'm having a bit of a rant.
We see those books on finance, time management, business, etc. all out there stocking shelves in bookstores. We know there IS a lot of good stuff because we read the good ones (and occasionally the bad ones). We also wonder just why people that need this advice are NOT reading it when we are.
I've come to realize that a lot of books advising people on careers, time management, and all the stuff I talk about here are not getting into the hands of people who need them most. This is an odd paradox of the "career/life self help market" that people that need the most help DON'T read the books.