A Big Impact

A Big Impact

In 2013 alone, more than 1,600 children in Middle Tennessee received one-on-one support from a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee mentor – one such mentor is ISTS President and CEO Becky Sharpe. Since 2007, Sharpe has actively supported BBBS of Middle...
Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction

Have you ever had one of those conversations with someone after you both saw or experienced the same thing together – only to find out that there are differences in what both of you are sure happened? I am fascinated by how differently people experience things...
Skimpiness Breeds Skimpiness

Skimpiness Breeds Skimpiness

On the way to work the other day I stopped to pick up donuts for the office. As I eyed the array of yummy selections, I decided two dozen – not one – would be necessary to get a proper sampling of the sugary discs. The cashier and donut box-filler asked me...

A New Way To Tour

Are you interested in a lot of colleges and universities but not able to visit them all in person?  You aren't alone. It's best to do your research and narrow your list of schools to the top 4 or 5 before considering an in-person visit (saving you time...
The Me in Mean

The Me in Mean

Most of the current and prospective clients we meet are lovely people with whom we are delighted to work. They, like us, are looking for a good partner that can deliver a product or service that saves them time, money or headaches. We are most often greeted with a...

A College Education – For Free?

It is no secret that the costs associated with attending college have gone up dramatically (and who knows when this trend will stop), leaving students and their families with the difficult task of figuring out how to pay for school without going broke. Scholarships...

Lemonade Stand

Driving home from work the other day, I couldn’t help but smile and slow down for a lemonade stand. Three adorable boys cheered and ran up to my car to ask, “Would you like to buy some lemonade?” I laughed, nodding, because why else would I be stopping? “Most...