Nature and Nurture My Blue Brain is happily watching the nature’s beautifully peaceful snow-fall. I know the moisture will nurture our gardens, flowers, bushes, and trees to keep them healthy for their springtime transition and change. New Beginnings As our new year and our new United States presidential administration begins, I thought about what each…

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New Year’s Resolution History The tradition of the New Year’s Resolutions can be traced back to 153 B.C. Janus, a mythical king of early Rome was placed at the head of the calendar. With two faces, Janus could look back on past events and forward to the future. Janus became the ancient symbol for resolutions…

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Back in the classroom This afternoon, I told the GlobalEdSsChat teachers and student leaders that it was GRAND being back in a (virtual) classroom and being part of their remarkable program that connects teachers and students from all over the world.  See yesterday’s blog post: Education Chat for Students, Teachers and Parents – Building and…

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Word Wednesday • “Tyro” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Noun: A novice, a new student, or beginner in learning Pronunciation • Pronunciation – TYE-roh Usage • The boy’s father was delighted watching his tiny “Tyro” learning how to ride his bike! Closing Question • Do you find being a “Tyro” daunting or delightful? That depends on…

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A Negotiator An individual who helps two people or a group of people who disagree to reach a successful agreement with each other. Negotiator in your professional life In our professional lives there are times we must be a negotiator. You might be negotiating for a new job, a raise, a project, collaboration with team…

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On Valentine’s Day or any other day do you have concerns that the spark that ignited your positive attraction could fizzled into a negative reaction? The stress  can agitates and aggravates men’s and women’s personal security and relationships an turn your “soul mate” into a “cell mate.”However, understanding their Brain Color attitude and how it influences…

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Did you know that between November 1st and January 15th approximately 29 holidays are observed by 7 of the world’s major religions? All those holidays can deplete your energy and create stressful holiday preparations and celebrations. Not delegating responsibilities and not asking for help are two behaviors that increase your stress and decrease your energy, especially…

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In November of 2011, I received a delightful email from Ayrton Silva, PMP who is project manager in Brazil. Ayrton had purchased the Brazilian Portuguese edition of What Color Is Your Brain?® and was using my book to teach project management students, real estate sales people, and other professionals in various cities in Brazil. Since…

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On this past Wednesday morning, I had the pleasure of presenting a What Color Is Your “Healthcare” Brain? Program that was hosted by Arboria of Long Grove, and sponsored by Elderwerks Educational Services and Northwest Community Hospital / Healthcare. The attendees who were  Illinois nurses, professional counselors, social workers, and senior living consultant were able to earn…

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