One of the scariest questions I’ve ever said yes to Scary question, “Are you an artist?” One of the scariest questions I’ve ever said yes to: Are you willing to do whatever it takes, for as long as it takes? Yes. Conviction is extraordinarily powerful. So is a long-range plan, endless patience, and steady perseverance. 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.