If Life Were Easy It was a Christmas light (at a Kobe Steakhouse), but I shortened it. If life were easy, I’m convinced we’d be miserable because we would never know the joy of self discipline, hard work and never quitting. 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.