Do You Know Your Simple Tools Of Your Trade? Tools of your trade. Having your tools is one thing. Mastering there use is another. Tools of my trade? Questions. Sorta like a hammer, screw driver and wrench – the basics. 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.