Our most important job is figuring out what to ignore Distractions galore. The beautiful equalizer for anyone paying great attention to the way life works is that life throws more at us than we can ever possibly handle. Our most important job is figuring out what to ignore. 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.