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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Word Wednesday • “Erudite” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Adjective|– Having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying Pronunciation • Pronunciation – AIR-uh-dyte Usage • She admired her student’s “Erudite” behavior. Closing Question • Green Brain personalities like to think of themselves as “Erudite” individuals.   My family business memoir No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com. 10% of…

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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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No Bunk Truths Do you ever feel like Charlton Heston playing Moses and parting the Red Sea in the epic 1956 epic film The Tine Commandments? Many business owners are feeling other types of epic challenges of reopening and adjusting to new ways of conducting their business during the Coronavirus. To help those business owners,…

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Word Wednesday •  “Dulcet” is my word for WordWednesday Definition- Adjective • Pleasing to the ear, sweet to the taste, pleasant or agreeable Pronunciation • Pronunciation – DUL-sut Usage • I love the summer fruits because they are deliciously “Dulcet” at this time of year! Closing Question • What do you find most “Dulcet”  to your ears or taste?  …

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Past Presidential Candidates’ Brain Color Personalities There are only 77 days until November 3rd—Election Day 2020.  I have been determining the candidates’ Brain Colors since Presidential Election of 2000. That was the contested (hanging chads) election when Al Gore, a Green Brainer  and Joe Lieberman, a Blue Brainer ran against George W. Bush, an Orange…

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During the Coronavirus, we have  been reminded of the lessons of humanity in the newspapers, on the television, radio and/or our phones or tablets.  Today, I thought about the inspirational anecdote my Uncle Jerry, who is my mother’s 93 year old brother, contributed to my latest book, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) Below is…

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