Failure is my muse can you find Walt Disney's "hidden" slacker? I don’t fear failure as much as I fear not trying. What we get from failure is something so incredibly valuable. You can never get that from not trying. 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.