Before You Can Hope For Someone Else To Change, You Must Go First And even then, the other person may not change. We must prepare for this and ultimately, accept it. A bitter-sweet pill. The glorious part? Peace and contentment engulf our spirit in a way we never imagined. 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.