Winter Preparation Last weekend, my husband and I enjoyed a beautiful autumn day to prepare our home for the winter season. Yearly Ritual It is a yearly ritual that we empty all our flower pots and store all our summer garden decorations in our shed. We take out our winter decorations and the snow blower.…

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Department of the Interior I have been developing a What Color Is Your Brain?® Program for the Department of the Interior’s Ally and Enrichment Week (WEEW) 2022. I have been honored to work with Patricia Jones, who is the founder of (WEEW) and the Program Coordinator, Diversity Change Agent, DCA Recruiter and Facilitator at Department…

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Life-Long Lesson Today’s post is from my family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense), which is my 6th book. “Do the Right Thing!” is a life-long lesson children are hopefully taught and carry with them into adulthood. With the world turned upside down with the war in Ukraine, COVID, the US economy this…

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Brain Book for Managers In my new book, What Color Is Your Brain?® When Managing People and Project that I am writing,  Chapter  9 is entitled: Collaborate to Build Rapport with Team Members and Stakeholders. Collaboration is a high prioroty for my Brain Brain! Collaborative Working I think of Collaborative Working as a variation of…

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A Helpful Quote This morning, I received a “Daily Does” email from Joe Fermano. The message read; “Kindness is not an act.  It’s a lifestyle.” The quote  is from Anthony Douglass. Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift This quote immediately made me think of my children’s book Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift. My family fairy tale is…

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Word Wednesday • “Organoleptic” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition: • Adjective: Affecting to taste, color, odor, and feel of foods or substances, which relates to stimulating your sense organs. Pronunciation • Pronunciation – or-guh-noh-LEP-tik Usage • The restaurant set up an “Organoleptic” buffet for their Sunday brunch. Closing Thought – Interesting History When you prepare you meals…

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Spring is about to arrive! It’s the time of year to think about motivating your Brain Color Personality. This change of season usually motivates people to begin their “Spring Cleaning” in their home, garden, community and/or office. If you are ready to motivate your Brain Color Personalty you will need to shift your Brain Colors…

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The butterflies’ arrival with our early Spring made my Blue Brain that loves nature want to share this thought-provoking quote. “Butterflies don’t know the color of their wings, but human eyes know how beautiful it is. Likewise, you don’t know how good you are, but others can see that you are special!” The same is true with adults…

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My “Yellow Brain” is honored to be the Keynote Speaker and present “The Power of Your Colorful Brain” at the 1st  Lake County “Women In Leadership Making A Powerful Impact” Leadership Breakfast, tomorrow morning, March 2, 2012. The Women in Leadership Breakfast Series unites women throughout Lake County, Illinois and has 3 primary goals: (1) to create a meaningful networking opportunity, (2) to inspire…

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Mary Ann Maruska, an attendee at one of my What Color Is Your Brain? Programs shared a “Fun Orange Brain” expression with me…  “Jump into the pool of possibilities!” That really creates fantastic images for me? However, my favorite image is this picture of the little girl jumping off the diving board. I loved her the moment I saw her. Her 1950’s…

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