The one key to a good and decent life The past is the past, we are now in charge of today. The one key to a good and decent life Live your life so that if someone ever said something bad about you, no one would believe it. The key is not to try. Only to do. 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.