There Is No Soul Stirring Without Deep Emotional Connection. None. Fitting that these two flags fly together. The founding fathers of both flags stirred the American spirit of ingenuity. The real work of leaders is to inspire others – to stir people’s souls. To move mountains. 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.