Is there ever a time when there is a valid excuse? Busy intersection, busy life – very little relief. Ever. Great environment for excuses. Personal responsibility is not about blame or guilt, it’s about control and hope. And there is no valid excuse for not being responsible for everything. 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.