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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Full, Empty or Overflowing? People talk about their glass being 1/2 Full or 1/2 Empty. However, my childhood friend Helene describe her glass as filled to the top and with bubbles overflowing the rim of the glass. Helene says, “You must keep your own glass not only full, but overflowing so you have all of…

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Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day and what would have been my beloved mothers’ 103rd birthday. On the left is a picture of my mother and I wearing our fashionable Mother-Daughter dresses, which my mother designed and sewed. We are standing in our garden in 1948. My mother was 31 years old and I was…

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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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Did you know that some people find change frightful! My dear friend Doug Gustafson made a fascinating Brain Color comment, which is the genesis of this post. Doug said, “You are what you have to be.” This statement requires an individual to change their Brain Color personality and the situation they are experiencing. Below are…

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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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Last Friday, I enjoyed a color-filled Princess Shayna Author Visit with a group of 3rd graders, who read my Brain Color fairy tale this past semester for their enrichment program. My friend Laura Newcomer, who is an  Instructional Coach, and her colleague Kim Miller, who is the Information Literacy & Enrichment Teacher, arranged a grand…

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This afternoon, I enjoyed another delightful radio interview with Patricia Raskin on her VoiceAmerica Patricia Raskin Show. Listen to the radio show interview! Patricia and I discussed the four Brain Colors, how they impact people’s lives, and how each Brain Color responds positively and reacts negatively to spring and summer events, such as graduations, Mother’s Day,…

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