Why is “truth be told” something we so rarely hear? great things and reminders have been a blur lately Why is “truth be told” something we so rarely hear? Because we can look foolish, hypocritical, or worse. Truth be told, I’m really struggling to keep up the past few weeks. 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.