Failure? I’m not the person the world wants me to be… don’t let quitters influence you Failure? I’m not the person the world wants me to be. Thank goodness. Too many people are trying to mold us into something they think we should be. Midlife celebration is our get-out-of-jail-free card. 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.