Mistakes layer my foundation

Southwest Airlines aisle seat
Client texted to ask if i got a good seat for the flight home. i responded with this photo.


Writing about my high personal expectations and the ability to consistently deliver on those is not boastful, although it feels that way.

What’s critical to remember is that the way i got so good at what i do is because i’ve made more mistakes than anyone else.

As sales pitches go, i’d say yesterday’s (first one ever) was packed with more “i’ll never do that again” than it was with “that worked brilliantly”.




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


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.