Leadership talk is cheap Laura’s actions, nearly 500 pages of notes in less than one year. Leadership talk is cheap. Everyone knows this. So what makes a leader believable? First clue, it ain’t talk. 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.