jeff noel is America’s unheralded work life balance expert.
He believes work is only work if you’d rather be doing something else. Allergic to most pollens and mediocrity, he can’t wait for the alarm clock to go off every morning.
He lives behind Orlando’s most famous theme park and has thrived for the past 30 years in one of the most admired companies in the world. Since 1999 jeff has spoken to one-million people worldwide.
He is also an author on Amazon and Kindle.
It began on April Fool’s day 2009: a 100-day writing challenge.
Write five daily, differently-themed blogs to leave a trail for our young son in case something bad ever happened.
jeff noel is, in this order, servant, husband, father, son, brother, uncle, neighbor, speaker, runner, writer.
The order is challenging to maintain and sometimes flexes, try as we might to remain consistent.
Life is not a dress rehearsal.
We don’t fear death, although we think we do. What we fear is not living.
As a college junior in 1979, a promise was made to write a ‘book of life’s wisdom’ for his (future) children.
The first sentence took 30 years to write.
Along the way that college junior became a husband (1983), full-time Disney Cast Member (1984) and father (2000).
The most unlikely change happened though when he became a professional speaker in 1999.
Being a teacher is what he was born to do, even though prior to that he had never known.
From what he learned as a speaker about keeping messages simple and key, he organized life into five big buckets.
The buckets, or Life’s Big Choices as he’s come to call them, represent the essence of what he would begin to teach (and continue to teach) his son.
In 2008, he created five differently-themed blogs to correspond with Life’s Big Choices: mind – body – spirit – money – hq.
After half a year failing over and over to get into a writing groove…
On April Fool’s day, 2009, a simple, nearly impossible goal was begun – to write in all five blogs, everyday, for 100 days straight.
Quite miraculously, as by an astonishing streak of determination and commitment, 500 blog posts had been written.
But the really crazy part, which is what leads us here now, is that he hasn’t stopped.
To visit the first of the five daily Blogs, click Mid Life Celebration
Meeting and event planners, jeff’s speaking page is here.