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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GlobalEdSsChat My Orange Brain is excited to be a guest panelist for the GlobalEdSsChat for December 2020. The Topic will be: Building and Keeping Virtual Relationships. My friend and colleague, Leigh Cassel, who is the founder of the Digital Human Library, asked me to share my Brain Color concepts with the students. Chat questions The…

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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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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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People often ask me, “Are there Bad Brain Color Personalities?” It happened again, a few weeks ago, when I received an Green Brain curious email through my website from a young man who had taken my Brain Color Quizzes. He wanted to know if it was bad to be any of the Brain Color Personalities…

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“Tatterdemalion” is my word for WordWednesday. Noun- A person in tattered clothing or a shabby looking person Adjective – Ripped unkempt, ragged, dilapidated. Usage: Tattered jeans have become stylish.” Pronunciation – tat-er-di-meyl-yuh n Do you feel like you are a “Tatterdemalion” or  a Fashionista when you wear ripped jeans?     My family business memoir, No Bunk, Just…

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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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This morning, after yoga class two of my fellow yogis and I were chatting about the holidays. I told them that I always bake my sweet grandmother’s butter cookies with her secret ingredient for Chanukah.  I asked if they would like the recipe; they said yes; and I told them I would send them the…

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