The only two things that will ensure personal change dream. create. inspire. The only two things that will ensure personal change: 1. Self awareness. 2. Unrelenting pain, of any origin. Deep, but simple. Try reading it again. 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.