Mid Life VIP?

Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good“.  — Ann Landers

Ann Landers’s quote should come as no surprise to anyone who’s reached mid-life wisdom.

At Disney, they define VIP as, “Very Individual Person“.

It may be safe to say that when we treat someone as an individual, we treat them as a VIP – Very Important Person.

Make it a GREAT day!  Because if you don’t, who will?  If not now, when?  Carpe diem, jeff noel  🙂


Mid Life Repetition?

What is Mid Life Repetition?

My guess? It’s taking something important, and doing it over and over again.

It could also apply to unimportant things.

Either way, repetition is what creates habits. There may be exceptions, of course.

So here’s a repeat of a quote I posted awhile back, from Carl Jung:

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes“.

It will be a challenge, but I will not back down from trying to develop the habit of Goodness.

Some say we become what we repeatedly think about. That can be a really good, mid-life choice. Carpe diem, jeff 🙂


More Goodness?

More?  Goodness?  More Goodness?

Mid Life Goodness?  Indeed.

At mid-life, shouldn’t we be on our way to making the world a better place?

Look, I’m an optimist.   That doesn’t make me a bad person, anymore than someone who’s not an optimist. Different strokes for different folks.  Fair enough?

How does one acquire mid-life wisdom in order to want to think about mid-life goodness all the time?

I don’t know exactly.   We might at least agree that we will all do this, or not do this, in our own unique way, on our own time schedules.

Here’s a tactic I use to practice courage.  And, I believe courage is a critical success factor.

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes;  he who does not ask the question remains a fool forever“.   — Chinese Proverb

I love how quotes like this make me think at a different, and perhaps obvious, level.  Hope your day is filled with courage and great thinking.  Carpe diem, jeff 🙂


Ever Wonder?

Ever wonder if there’s more to life than what you’re currently experiencing?

That’s the kind of crazy stuff I think about all the time.

I think Walt Disney thought like that. I’ve studied Walt Disney and his organization for 45 years. So, I know a little.

In fact, one could make a decent argument that after 45 years, I could easily be labeled a Disney Expert.

Whether it’s now in mid-life, or some other time, I’ve always wondered about doing things in a more effective way.

I better get going, today’s another chance to try to do something great and make a difference in our world.

Carpe diem, jeff 🙂


Mid Life Day Off?

Mid Life day off?

Taking the morning off. May write later. May not. Carpe diem, and have a glorious Mid-Life Sunday.

Our son’s first Holy Communion was humbling and spectacular. Peace and blessings, jeff 🙂