Does the way we start our day have a direct impact

Walkway to magic Kingdom sign
Disney Keynote Speaker jeff noel’s hometown is pedestrian friendly.


Does the way we start our day have a direct impact on our ability to excel?


Focus and discipline shape our attitude. We know this. But do we champion the cause?

Do we?


Do we overmanage daily details that others either undermanage or ignore?

Do we?

Are we being intentional where others are unintentional?

Are we?

The woman asked the recent retiree, “Are you allowed to talk about Disney?”

He replied, “Not going to be talking about Disney. Going to be talking about my career, and life. You know, lessons learned, wisdom gained, joyful and painful experiences, people, challenges, triumphs, etc. Coincidently, the past 30 years have been spent at Disney.”

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Think, Do, Feel, Earn

Original jeff noel masterpiece…

Mid Life Celebration is the balance of life’s big choices – Mind, Body, Spirit, Money. However, this is the 1st time I’m explaining it this way:

Think. Do. Feel. Earn.

Adversity doesn’t develop our character, it reveals it.

Whether you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘Tipping Point’ or not, you understand the premise. Those that work harder and longer than the others, excel exponentially.

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Mid Life Celebration on You Tube

Mid Life Celebration.  It’s the antithesis of mid life crisis. Same thing, different outlook.

Attitude makes all the difference, doesn’t it?  Whether it’s personal or professional, attitude is a way to excel in anything.

jeff noel (that’s me), founder at Mid Life Celebration, was traveling through Columbia, South Carolina a few days ago and noticed this airport hallway billboard.

To be excellent once, or maybe twice, is a huge accomplishment. But to do it eight straight years, well, unbelievable.

But that’s exactly what Lexington Medical Center has done. Here’s the one-take-You Tube video with my commentary:

You know what watching this video does for me? It reminds me that attitude is everything and also that much can be gained by reinforcing simple principles like this. Ya with me?