Gift Boxes The holiday season has begun and seeing gift boxes and advertisements in the newspaper and on TV and social media, I was reminded of the Mysterious Little Brown Cardboard Box story in my family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense). The Mystery Begins It was the spring of 1961 and my…

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Planning a New Garden I am back from my High Holidays respite. I have begun the new year of 5781 by planting in my new garden. I have sweet memories of working in the garden with my parents in the back yard of our home. It was a treat playing in the dirt and tending…

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Why write a book I find it fascinating that so many people are eager to know how an author writes a book. They are curious for many reason. Below are just a few: 1. They want to write a book. 2. They are thinking about writing a book. 3. They don’t know how to begin…

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I keep reading and hearing about people wanting to create more kindness, empathy, and understanding of others in their communities. Each time I am reminded of why I wrote Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift in 1997. I wrote my “Community Parable”  because children rarely are offered opportunities to identify their own personality traits and talents.…

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I have noticed that people are worrying about a variety of issues during the Coronavirus. These observations got my Green Brain thinking about what causes people to worry and what each Brain Color personality worries about. William Ralph Inge said, “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it is due.”   The verb worry means to give…

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This year is my book’s 13th birthday! What Color Is Your Brain?® was published in 2007. Last Wednesday, I spoke with Stephanie Portnoy, Senior Vice President, Health Care Books and Journals, and Mary Sasso, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at SLACK Incorporated about a new book project. Before we concluded our call, I asked Stephanie…

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A group of Brazilian Project Managers recently enjoyed celebrating What Color Is Your Brain?® and Carnival! My Brazilian friend Ayrton Silva, PMP, who is a certified project manager, project management consultant, speaker, and professor, sent me the following email message, “I finished teaching another Project Management class and had the chance to teach about WCIYB®.…

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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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