The trick to receiving inner guidance is following through after the initial prompting.
So much of the time we ask for guidance, receive it, and after that take matters into our own hands.
The trick is to continue to listen.
Most of the time, inner guidance can only take us to THE important action step-by-step. You have to listen and follow through on all the steps to get to where it really wants to get you.
So after receiving the first guidance, pay close attention for the next step . . . and the next . . .