The best way to succeed

Glacier National Park
Know what inspires you and build it into your life.


The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.
– Unknown

Responsibility is the price for freedom.

  • Don’t quit your day job
  • Being better, different, or both is the only way
  • It’s easier to be different than it is to be better
  • Find and exploit your unique selling proposition
  • Publish your first book
  • Become a category of one
  • Charge a premium for your art

This is tip of the iceberg advice.




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.


Mid Life Words

Nothing Under Mid Life
Nothing Under Mid Life

Are you getting this? Mid Life Crisis versus Mid Life Celebration.

These are simply mid life words, but the difference between the two sets of words is as profound as the difference here:

  • Hate and Love
  • War and Peace
  • Terrorist and Missionary
  • Dishonest and Honest
  • Criminal and Saint
  • Death and Life
  • Apathy and Passion
  • Crisis and Celebration

Have I told you lately how much joy it brings to know there are others out there who benefit as much from Mid Life Celebration as I do?

Three days away from New Year’s Eve. Got big plans for 2010?