Great question, sir82.
Can the GB be directed by Holy Spirit and at the same time be not inspired ?
Well Yes.. and No..
I think the GB reasoning on it is like this:
The Holy Spirit is not driving the bus but is sitting next to the GB and assisting with directions. If the GB makes a wrong turn, it is their responsibility.
Rub a Dub
Oh I got it.
Question: "Can the GB be directed by Holy Spirit and at the same time be not inspired?"
Ask a JW: "Are the GB inspired?"
and they answer "no"
reply: "I knew it the whole time!"