Adversity doesn’t develop character, it reveals it love adversity or hate it, it won’t stop it nor make it go away When we look back on these tough economic times, what will we remember? What one saw as tragedy, another saw as opportunity. 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.