Epiphany pedigree?

PodCast screen shot
The host took 16 minutes before finally introducing his Guest, Jody Maberry. Why?


Epiphany pedigree?

When asked a question, the other person is telling me what’s important to them. i take this very seriously and have great skill in immediately sorting to the best answer from a lifetime at Disney.

When i’m asked to “share some Disney knowledge” i have no idea where to go with that.

Focus is key.

Invite me to be on your show, but only if you have important questions.

Speaking with Jody Maberry yesterday, this hit me. Thank you Jody.




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 career health. To leave this site to read today’s post on my home health website, click here.


Planting epiphany seeds

Parking at mountain cabin
Only one of 20 flew to reunion.


My keynote speaking and business advising company – featuring The Disney Way – is held up by four pillars:

  1. Simplicity
  2. Excellence
  3. Scalability
  4. Legacy

But it wasn’t until a minute ago that the pillars revealed themselves.

And it was last night’s dinner conversation that planted the seed for this morning’s epiphany.

Note: Two of my “brothers” are executives who have hired consultants. Their results are nothing they are ecstatic about.

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The best epiphany of the WordPress Wordcamp Orlando 2013 session was a question

Striving for simplicity in everything. Everything.
Striving for simplicity in everything. Everything.


The best part of the first day at Wordcamp Orlando was the epiphany.

What do you use WordPress for?

I’m a writer.

What do you write about?

Right there in that moment…

The answer.

Have a clear, concise, and compelling answer.

In the walk to the parking lot the answer fell from the sky… second chances.

And excuses, regrets, hope, opportunity, permission

Excuses lead to regret.

Regret leads to hope.

Hope leads to opportunity.

And opportunity begs for permission.

Second chances, no?

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