The mere fact that you are working so hard and relying on your own intuition is evidence of what the original post was about (I think).
You have to stay on your toes and cannot coast at your business. I was the same way. I had to make snap decisions constantly and live with the consequences. This takes intelligence, critical thinking, and judgment.
But there are professions where a lesser degree of intelligence, critical thinking, and judgment are needed.
This doesn't mean the person is not intelligent. And some of these professions make lots of cash that is not a result of the person's intelligence.
Again, this doesn't mean the person isn't intelligent. But when you take the fact that the person didn't need as much intelligence to earn the money and add that to the fact that the person gives it to Scientology, you have mounting evidence that maybe the person isn't as intelligent as others.
There are other people in those same profession which don't give their money to Scientology. This give some evidence that they are intelligent.
The Anabaptist Jacques