The holiday season has arrived, and visitors will also be arriving for festivities and/or a stay at your home. 1. Are you concerned about your relative who resembles Cousin Eddie in the Griswolds’ Christmas Vacation movie, because he will disrupt your Holiday Open House? 2. Are you worried about your in-laws, “The Grinches,” who whip…

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1, 2, 3, GO! Only 3 more days until the premier performance of The Invisible Visible Gift musical production! To help the actors prepare for their roles and answer the many questions people have asked me over the years, I have added a new website page with an engaging and extensive back-story to answer those…

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Question: What must every writer do when she or he has a deadline for writing a book? Answer: Put their tushy in the chair! And stay focused on the writing task. It is not easy or comfortable. You must put other business and writing projects aside. But it gets the job done! Yesterday, my Green…

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My Orange Brain is resourceful, which means I am always looking for new studies about gluten problems, sensitivity, and solutions. One of my resources is my subscription to the Kumbquat Blog and Facebook page. I like the recipes, however, my Blue Brain adapts the recipes because of the dairy and sugar ingredients and my allergies. Today,…

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I am delighted to explain why I have included this traditional Chinese symbol in my post. Last year, after the Frankfort Book Fair, my publisher, John Bond, Senior Vice President of Books and Journals at Slack Inc., told me that a publisher from Taiwan wanted to publish What Color Is Your Brain?® in traditional Chinese. However,…

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On Tuesday, I had the privilege and pleasure of presenting a What Color Is Your “Leadership” Brain?® Program to 120 hospital leaders who were attendees at the Advocate South Suburban Hospital Leadership Development Institute Day. In preparation for the program, I enjoyed working with Michelle Gormack, the Leadership Development/HR Consultant, and Dayla Randolph, the Vice…

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I know my Blue Brain often is too creative and misspells words. However, not using the Precise Green and Correct Yellow definition of a word drives me and some of my fellow author’s crazy! My Green/Yellow Editor’s Brain gets a “Wacky Word Workout” when I read what others write and listen to them speak. This…

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Albert Einstein (a Green Brainer) said, “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, IMAGINATION has a variety of definitions. I have highlighted specific words that are key to each of the 4 Brain Colors. 1. The power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses…

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When I was growing up we celebrated President George Washington’s Birthday on February 22nd  and President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday was celebrated on February 12th. Our schools were closed on alternating years. If you wondering how their birthdays became a 3 day combined holiday weekend with retail store promoting special sales and government agencies, banks and schools being closed, read the history of  the President’s…

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My Blue/Yellow Brain needed to apologize for being incognito for the past several weeks. January was filled traveling and developing, preparing and delivering five What Color Is Your Brain? Programs for legal secretaries, lawyers, parents, early childhood teachers and administrators and sales representative for a book distributor. Now, I have decided to commit the month of February to writing the Teacher & Parent Activity…

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This afternoon, I will be facilitating a What Color Is Your Brain? “Parenting” Program at the Gertrude B. Neilson Child Care and Learning Center. I have previously facilitated a Brain Color program for the Team Leaders and another for all the Teachers and Staff members. Executive director, Lana Weiner told me, “Our teachers haven’t stopped talking about brain color and are…

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