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Sheila's Brain Blog

Author | Personality Expert | Speaker | Educator

Wisdom and Encouragement for Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions!

Below is my father message to his Lab-Line employees to usher in 1966. I think the meaningful message is still as vital and significant, as it was 53 years ago. Please, modify and apply your business and/or personal perspective to each resolution and share them with your colleagues, family members, clients, and/or friends. The message…

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Acrostic Poem Wishes for A Happy New Year!

Have you ever created an acrostic poem? Or maybe you have never heard of an acrostic poem, which is a type of poetry where the first, last, or other letters are designed in a vertical or horizontal line spelling a specific phrase or words. The most well-known and simplest acrostic poem is one that uses…

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Attention Jeff Bezos: Unsatisfactory & Disappointing Customer Service from Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)!

The following is the email message I sent to Jeff Bezos jeff@amazon.com and his “elite team.” “Bezos views that email address, jeff@amazon.com, as a way to stay close to customers.” Dear Mr. Bezos, I am writing to inform you of a failure in KDP’s customer service. I know that you are engaged with international multi-billions dollar issues and devoting…

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Perfect Present for the Readers on Your Holiday Gift List

Are you looking for the perfect present for the readers on your holiday gift list? If you are, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) 50 Timely and Timeless Truths Business School Cannot Teach You! is that perfect present. Why? Because readers get two books in one: A motivational business book and a inspirational memoir! “I could…

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Tips to Make a Book Launch Joyfully Success!

If you want to enjoy a successfully joyful book launch, use all your “Brainbow” attributes and abilities!   My Yellow Brain sent out “save the date” and Evite invitation emails for my No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense)  Book Launch, a month ahead of time.  I also collaborated with the remarkable staff at Arboria of Long Grove who helped to …

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“We Remember” – A Prayer of Comfort

The sadness of Saturday’s massacre at Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, PA brought to mind a beautiful Hebrew prayer from the Yiskor memorial service from the Yom Kippur prayer book to comfort the mourners and the other members of the congregation. Tragically, as individuals and diverse communities we have been faced with experiencing…

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No Bunk – Customer Service and Care Truth #9 – Customers Need an Incentive to Continue a Relationship with You.

Today’s post is from my family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense), which is my latest book. This post is based an excerpt from Chapter 4  – Customer Service and Care Truths. Below is the wise advice that emphasizes the importance of understanding and knowing what your customers needs as an incentive to continue their…

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No Bunk – Employee and Teamwork Truth #1 – Hire A Winner!

Today’s post is from my family business memoir, which is my latest book,  No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) Chapter 3  – Employee and Teamwork Truths Below is an article from the book that emphasizes the simple truth of knowing that employees are part-owners of a business and why it is important to Hire a Winner!…

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“No Bunk” – Exemplary Leadership Truth #8 – A collaborative leader knows a team working together gets the job done

Today’s post is from my family business memoir, which is my latest book,  No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) Chapter 2 – Exemplary Leadership. I was a young girl, I remember a boldly colored poster with a rooster crowing hanging outside my father’s office at Lab-Line, Instruments, which was the laboratory instruments and equipment manufacturing business…

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