Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Meet Joyce E. Brooks, Author of Mr. Brown, Will You Please Open the Door?


Joyce E. Brooks

Books: Mr. Brown, Will You Please Open The Door?; Self-Inflicted Overload; The Power of Two Words—A Little Motherly Advice; Stress Less and Live More; It Ain’t Over!
How to reach the author: websiteTwitter; FacebookInstagram
Quote Brooks uses as a guide in life: “It Ain’t Over”      
Quote from Brooks about being involved in Local Authors Expo: “I am looking forward to participating in this year’s Author's Expo at the Birmingham Public Library. This event gives me the opportunity to meet with those who love to read and other local authors.”

Joyce E. Brooks is owner and managing member of Brooks Consulting, LLC, whose mission is to assist businesses and organizations gain a competitive advantage by focusing on leadership development, organizational strategy, and individual well being.

She holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of South Alabama and a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Brooks started her corporate career over two decades ago as an electrical engineer at Alabama Power Company, where she gained experience in power delivery, marketing, governmental relations, community, and economic development. She retired from Alabama Power after 21 years of loyal service.

Brooks is the author of three books—Self-Inflicted Overload, Stress Less and Live More, and It Ain’t Over! Through her works, she encourages individuals to live a more balanced, stress-free and fulfilling life.  Through her company Brooks Consulting, Brooks has now set her sights on encouraging the next generation, the Millennials, K-5 students, tweens, and teens with the release of her first children’s/young adult books The Power of Two Words – A Little Motherly Advice and Mr. Brown, Will You Please Open The Door!

Brooks' journey and purpose is authentic and inspiring. As an entrepreneur, mother, cancer survivor, and widow, she wakes up every morning with three little words on her mind: "It Ain't Over!" Brooks lives out her purpose by encouraging others to realize that no matter what you are experiencing, good or bad, “It Ain’t Over!” She resides in Birmingham with her two sons, Jae, 15 and Matthew, 13.

Meet Brooks and 39 other authors at the Birmingham Public Library 2018 Local Authors Expo on Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., in the Central Library Grand Reading Room. Read more about the event at www.bplonline.org/localauthors.

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