Ready? Prepared? Ian and Barley Lightfoot. Prepared to die and ready to die are paradoxical realities. Always be prepared. Perhaps never be ready.dad • • • • • This website is about our SPIRIT. To enjoy today’s post about our WORK, click here. 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.