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Pushing Through When Your World's Turned Upside Down


Pushing Through When Your World's Turned Upside Down

  On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at around 2PM, my world turned upside down, literally. I received a call that no parent ever wants to receive. My oldest son had been shot 3 times in a home invasion. He was being life-flighted to a Level 1 trauma hospital in Pittsburgh. Saturday, afternoon came and went; no word from the surgeons. Saturday evening came and went, still in surgery, still no prognosis. What a long night that was. People would think I was crazy, but I spent most of the night reading, writing, and praying. I read my Bible for a while, then I issued a blog, and I worked on my eBook. I prayed, and then I wrote a script for my September podcast. I believe I even recorded it that night – don’t ask me what time. I didn’t write or record because...

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Are You Fightng to "Win," or "Not Lose?"


Are You Fightng to "Win," or "Not Lose?"

Are you ready for some football? You may have heard me say that a few times over the past couple of weeks because I am ready. I love football.  I’m more avid about the NFL than College Football, but I eagerly partake in both. There are a lot of things that I like about the game, but I also have my pet peeves. No pet peeve is bigger than the team that switches into “prevent defense” because they have the lead and they don’t want to lose. They go from fighting to win to fighting not to lose. And you know what, many times they lose. They lose because they’ve lot go of that hunger when the other time hasn’t. Sometimes, I think we’re guilty of the same in Corporate America. Our companies have been on the top for so long that instead of...

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Tiffany Crosby is the Founder and President of Petra Learning LLC, a business training company focused on providing relevant and customized learning solutions. Her training is built upon the belief that unlocking people’s ability to think more critically, communicate more effectively, and lead more passionately will provide the foundation for innovative problem-solving, dynamic teaming, and change acceptance and promotion. In addition to her writings for MOXIE, you can read more of her work in her “New You Blog” available at

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