Mistakes hold proof positive that we are doing this Mistakes are bright, cherished, lovely gifts, no? Mistakes are proof we’re trying. Caveat: Not trying can also be a mistake. And may or may not prove anything. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.