Bothered Not Bored

The other night I told our son, “I’m bothered, but not bored.” I’m bothered by the work load I put on myself.  Career, home, church, gym, home, family, retirement. I’m not bored by any of it though. Why? Because I love it.  None of it feels like work.  So, being bored is the last thing […]

Why Isn’t jeff noel Funnier?

Why?  Because becoming hysterically funny (in addition to being uncommonly insightful and off the hook fast), would only lead to fame and fortune.  While this would appear, to most people, to be a good thing, it’s actually a catch-22. Jimmy Buffett, in one of his clever songs, sings, “I don’t want the fame that brings […]

jeff noel and Search Engines

jeff noel and Search Engines.  SEO. Search engine optimization.  Google. Yahoo, Bing. Safari. Firefox. Internet Explorer. Mozilla.  There are a ton of search engines out there. Mostly, I use Google.  Why?  Google is the most recognized, and Google dominates search engine traffic. Meeting with a fellow writer yesterday, he was using Yahoo. He told me […]

Life Is Good @ 1 Push Up A Day

Life Is Good if you can do one push up per day.  Do that for a week.  Then, the next week, do two push ups per day. Continue to add one push up per day, for every week since you started. Oh wait, I can already read your mind, “This is stupid”. If I fail […]

Professional Speaker

Professional Speaker. That’s what I do.  I talk and people listen. How scary is that? Pretty scary.   Everyone staring at you, expecting you to be smart and funny. Because I’m hard-wired for excellence, I’m always looking for ways to become smarter and funnier. You know, to become a better Professional Speaker. I’ve taken to […]