This made me laugh, because...err, well I watch "other people" do this all the time. Never actually made this mistake myself. But you know if I was the sort of person who tended to um...spout off and illuminate the world with my brilliant insights, I might find this helpful.
"Most of the time, you don't need to be fancy. Don't be clever. Do
things the regular way, like by praying, being nice, and donating money
to charities that know what they are doing. If the Holy Spirit wants
you to do something really spectacular, He'll probably make it almost
impossible for you to avoid it. Remember Jonah? Gulp."