Ruts, risk, progress – inextricably linked. Ruts, risk, progress – inextricably linked. Getting into a groove is a great thing at work, until our groove becomes a rut. Do not let this happen. Ever. 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.