While writing my business memoir, NO BUNK, JUST BS (Business Sense), I have enjoyed the privilege and pleasure of  listening to and reading copious individuals’ professional and personal reminiscences. My Blue Heart has been touched by the significant memories people hold in their hearts about their jobs, co-workers, and family members. All their memories brought the following thought…

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Last Thursday, I had the pleasure and the privilege of facilitating an all-day story boarding creative problem solving session with the board of directors and staff of the American Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc., (ABOHN), which is the sole certification agency committed to advance Board Certification for Occupational Health Nurses. The Executive Director, Denise Knoblauch, BSN, RN, COHN-S/CM,…

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You can easily use the recognizable metaphor of a family to emphasize the importance of each family member helping to successfully build your relationships. I am including the following Meet the Success Family story in my new family business memoir. It is a perfect example for the chapter, which is entitled: Achieving and Maintaining Success. Let me…

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Last Friday, I enjoyed a color-filled Princess Shayna Author Visit with a group of 3rd graders, who read my Brain Color fairy tale this past semester for their enrichment program. My friend Laura Newcomer, who is an  Instructional Coach, and her colleague Kim Miller, who is the Information Literacy & Enrichment Teacher, arranged a grand…

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Yesterday, all over the world, people celebrated and honored the “mothers” in their lives. The celebrations varied depending on the country and cultural traditions. Children’r relationships with their mothers also differs depending on their Brain Colors! Understanding yours and your mother’s Brain Color attributes and abilities influence your ability to easily resolve conflicts and create…

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My Orange Brain is excited to give you a clue to the title of my new family business memoir, which fits into the “Profiles in Business” bookstore category. The clue is: No Bunk. In other words, No Nonsense. This writing project is incorporating and utilizing all my Brain Colors: My Yellow Brain Organizational skills to place…

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Did you know that each of your four Brain Color relates to four of the seven Ayurvedic Science/Medicine and Healing Energy aspects of your Chakras? Your chakras are centers in which energy flows throughout your body. Chakra is an ancient Sanskrit word that translates to wheel. Last Thursday, I presented a What Color Is Your Brain? program at Silver…

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This afternoon, I enjoyed another delightful radio interview with Patricia Raskin on her VoiceAmerica Patricia Raskin Show. Listen to the radio show interview! Patricia and I discussed the four Brain Colors, how they impact people’s lives, and how each Brain Color responds positively and reacts negatively to spring and summer events, such as graduations, Mother’s Day,…

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Making a decision can be a stressful experience depending on your Brain Color Personality and  other people’s points of view. Roy Disney said, “It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” Knowing your Brian Colors makes it easier to recognize your values and make decisions. Every day, we confront issues…

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Mother Nature teaches us valuable life lessons each spring. Living in the Chicagoland area  offers me the beauty, bounties, and benefits of the autumn, winter, spring, and summer seasons. After a snowy and cold winter, I am always eager for spring cleaning in my gardens. Below are my Brain Color Life Lessons that my garden…

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