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Moments we remember

Tiffany Mosig - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

No matter what we do or where we go in life, doesn't everything boil down to tiny memorable moments? Listen to the stories people tell at work-they're about moments that made them feel great or awful. This is about 2 moments.  read more >


Is February bringing out the best or the beast in us?

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Between novels and extraordinary film making technology, today’s planetarians can experience just about any historical event personally. But what happens to our world view when the drama is unfolding now, on tv, in real time?  read more >


There’s nothing small about small business

Tiffany Mosig - Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mergers and acquisitions of behemoth corporations dominate the news with combined assets that are incomprehensible. Throwing in the impact of the new alliances on their markets makes for some stunning headlines. Meanwhile, another story goes unreported…the story of commercial enterprises loosely referred to as “small business.”  read more >


Precious Gift: The timeless power of a story

Tiffany Mosig - Wednesday, December 20, 2017

This time of year always reminds me of being spellbound by the stories read to us during the holidays.Not a creature stirred until the end. Even now, kids enjoy those classics because they take us out of our world and into another. So why not tap into another vast resource of memorable stories?  read more >


Thanksgiving without the turkey and family

Tiffany Mosig - Thursday, November 30, 2017

Not everyone will spend this Thanksgiving with family huddled around a fat roasted turkey. There are just some years when you end up alone on the fourth Thursday of November.  read more >


Spoiled for choice

Tiffany Mosig - Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Back during my youthful struggle to stay afloat, decisions were so easy. Should I buy the blue jacket or the pink one? Should I go to this movie or that one? The answer was always ‘none of the above.’ It was very simple. My boundaries were clearly defined by reality. I never had to waste time shopping or ordering food because new cars, clothes and restaurants were not in the budget. So, I stopped asking myself to choose.  read more >


An open apology and thank-you…to spiders

Tiffany Mosig - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Other than one weird kid on our block, my friends and I grew up hating spiders. We screamed when they crawled on the furniture or hung from the basement ceiling until someone came running to kill the little beasts for us. Then when we got older, we did our own spider disposal. Arachnophobia marched on. (Thanks, Jeff Daniels.)
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Staying human in the face of AI

Tiffany Mosig - Monday, August 28, 2017

Yesterday I got into it with someone about genius. Should brilliant innovators be excused from civil communication with coworkers and family because of their intelligence? Are rude geniuses entitled to their rudeness? He says yes.   read more >


Troubling Waters

Tiffany Mosig - Thursday, July 13, 2017

First, I feel for everyone who has suffered at the hands of Mother Nature like the storms that blew through the northern Midwest this week.Hopefully your power, pumps, and peace of mind have been restored to normal.  read more >


Time travel – new perspective from the outside in

Tiffany Mosig - Friday, June 16, 2017

Perspective comes calling when it’s least expected. No matter how we reach it, whether it’s from a break in routine or an unexpected mile in someone else’s shoes, the trip is usually a step in the right direction.  read more >


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