What happens at the very beginning sets the tone for the rest of the day My speech wasn’t until 1pm, came in at 8am to hear the kickoff What happens at the very beginning sets the tone for the rest of the day. Whether it’s a week long conference, a day at work, or a day off. This is gold for a leader who cares about inspiring her team. Daily. 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.