RIP Cooper: July 14, 2014

  (photo above: Next to last photo of Cooper at home – snapped during morning walk through neighborhood, July 6, 2014)     (photo above: the last photograph of Cooper at home… neighborhood walk July 7, 2014… the cross was a sign that wasn’t understood at the time) RIP Cooper: July 14, 2014. Posts here… Continue reading RIP Cooper: July 14, 2014

Top ten secrets of highly effective leaders

Written on a napkin at a restaurant while traveling a few months ago, the top ten secrets of highly effective leaders: read a lot show up early stay late laugh go the extra inch see the future okay with gray fear less (fearless) fearful (of mediocrity, of complacency, of competition) they teach they add value… Continue reading Top ten secrets of highly effective leaders

Where Have You Been jeff noel?

Where have you been jeff noel? Where have I been? Busy. Busy working a real job. Busy traveling. Busy being a Dad. Busy keeping up with things that come with having a mortgage and a Family. Busy walking our Dog. Busy praying. Busy thinking, and exercising. Busy reading. And of course, busy writing. I write… Continue reading Where Have You Been jeff noel?

In Life, It’s All About Working Things Out

Few of us embrace simplicity and common sense as adults, mostly because it’s been beaten out of us. Poor leadership. Poor self-image. Doubt. Fear. Long list, right? The aspects of those things most important are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. When do these things resurface in our lives, giving us a second chance… Continue reading In Life, It’s All About Working Things Out

Hard To Believe That It’s Been A Month Since jeff noel, The Blog Whisperer, Posted Here

Do you have dreams of writing a book? Ever consider a crazy title like, Leadership Is Like Training A Puppy? I would. Wait, I am. Yeah, jeff noel, The Blog Whisperer here, even though it’s been a month since I’ve posted here, it’s only been a few minutes since I’ve posted here. Have written over… Continue reading Hard To Believe That It’s Been A Month Since jeff noel, The Blog Whisperer, Posted Here

The 1 Thing That Makes A Champion

Important, but not very catchy… Focus, leadership, creativity, vision, help you stand out and garner praise… Since 1949, less than 700 cities have received this… What makes a dog a champion? What makes a leader great? Hold on, because this is so profoundly true and simple that we are quickly tempted to dismiss the revelation.… Continue reading The 1 Thing That Makes A Champion

You Can’t Fire Your Pet

You can’t fire your Pet, or your children (if you have them). What if you couldn’t fire your employees? What if that was all you had to work with? What then? Training them might take on a whole new meaning. And the results might astonish you. But you will probably never know, because you won’t… Continue reading You Can’t Fire Your Pet

Of Course It’s Impossible…

That’s what people have been saying for thousands of years. We buy into it. Only the rich, only the famous, only the most talented – they’re the only ones who’ll be successful. Same with raising a well-trained Dog. Same with acting with integrity, passion, vision and inspiration. Hard work. Day in, day out. Never getting… Continue reading Of Course It’s Impossible…