When I was around age 11, the "WWJD?" paraphernalia become widely popular. "What Would Jesus Do?" was a question slapped on a number of products but too often not asked terribly sincerely by the people wearing them.
Ideally, this question would direct people to sincerely inquire in many situations how best to emulate Jesus.
I honestly don't remember asking myself the question at any point, so toss me into the bucket of people wearing the style but not necessarily living it out properly.
A better question for those of us who are more mystically-inclined might be to ask, "Would Would My Higher Self Do?"
Jesus, or more specifically, the Christ, is often deemed as a symbol of the Self in Jungian psychology. So, there's a similar and perhaps more immediate reality to that Higher Self than there is to conceiving of what Jesus would hypothetically do in a situation.
To ask what our Higher Self would do accomplishes a few things: first, we're brought into the moment. Second, we develop an "awareness of awareness" and become slightly distanced from our mental processes, which allows us to analyze them. And third, it invokes the reality of the Higher Self and our connection to God into that moment consciously.
And perhaps more importantly, by doing this again and again, we can build confidence.
We may not always do this perfectly, but it's worth a shot.
My own perspective is to improve people's lives, even if just a small amount. The goal isn't for us to cause each and every person we meet to immediately attain Nirvana but to alleviate what suffering we can in the moment.
May it be so.