Last Saturday, on February 2nd, my children Brain Color Fairy Tale celebrated her 22nd birthday. The first edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift  was published in 1997 and the 2nd edition was published in 2011. Princes Shayna is the fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?. 10% of the royalties from Shayna’s Invisible…

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People often declare how much they love their partners, children, parents, family members, vacations, books, hobbies, sports, and many other activities. But how often do you hear people proclaim how much they love their job? The following anecdote is from my family business memoir, No Bunk Just BS (Business Sense) Timely and Timeless Truths Business School Cannot…

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I believe, that Dr. Martin Luther King’s  words should be remembered as a mantra to end hatred and bigotry that have surfaced and become pervasive, not only in the United States, but around the world. My memory of the Civil Rights Movement is vivid and the TV, radio, and newspaper coverage still resonates with me. How…

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Do you ever wonder if your sense of excellence, encouragement and/or leadership can improve other people’s lives in your family, workplace, school and/or community? Your Green Brain may contemplate this questions, when you think about your personal and professional life experiences, or when your read an article in a book or newspaper, and/or watch or listen to the…

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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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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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On Sunday,  I went to see the Christopher Robin film with one of our sons and his family. I loved every moment of the movie, including the characters, messages, production, and, of course, Winnie the Pooh’s quotes from the Winnie the Pooh books that were written by A. A. Milne. Since, we all were relaxing…

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TA-DA! Time for another NO BUNK, JUST BS (Business Sense) update. My Orange Brain is excited to display my new book cover.  Chris Geimer of Chris Geimer Design created the perfect book cover that also incorporates business memoir color details from the book. Below is the second section of the NO BUNK, Just BS Introduction that will give…

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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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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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