The only way to work through our plateau is this Do not fear going slow, fear stopping permanently The only way to work through our plateau is this. Work hard enough, and especially long enough, to tire it out. Then go in and kick it. The majority of victors are not those on the medal stand, but those of us refusing to quit. 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.