When Do You Start Working? Dear Son, I'm mindful that success comes with a price. So does selling yourself short. The work day begins the night before. That may seem a bit compulsive or addictive. (maybe it is) Or, it’s what’s required to be world class. 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.