It’s dangerous to confuse the two

morning love note
First thing awaiting me downstairs yesterday morning. Rec’d mug last night at conference welcome dinner.


Don’t confuse your gift with your passion.

Disney is my passion.

Teaching is my gift.

Although i hated to leave Disney after 30 incredible years, it was the right thing to do.

Ps. 100 days later, today, May 12, i’ve had to re-read this post several times and i’m still struggling to understand my conviction when i wrote it.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our mental attitude. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s physical health website, click here.


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.