The most invigorating tactic to make progress stop preparing and start doing… see what happens… you will start to blossom The most invigorating tactic to make progress. Stop. Preparing. Stop preparing to live. Stop preparing to get organized. Stop preparing to be courageous. Stop preparing to take risks you have always wanted to. 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.