The thrill of the new year lasts about three weeks (photo: Dorney Park roller coasters at 4pm yesterday. It was 37 degrees.) The thrill of the new year lasts about three weeks. Your job as CEO of You, Inc., is to make this last indefinitely. 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.