The Last Chickamauga Cherokee Chief & the Cumberland Plateau

The Last Chickamauga Cherokee Chief’s role in signing a treaty giving the Scot-Irish settlers the rights to Cherokee hunting land and how it lead to the chiefs infamous assassination.

Staffing and WWII

Staffing has been around for a long time. The rumor is the idea began around 1600 in Britain, but American staffing hit its big boom during World War 2 when five million women left their home to work.

A Tennessee Thanksgiving and ALCOA Aluminum

In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a National Holiday.
But did you know that Tennessee’s biggest Thanksgiving influence is ALCOA?

Finding Gratitude at Work

Oftentimes work is a hated place. People wake up dreading the day. Getting up and getting to the place you have to go to live. Working for a living has a bad reputation at times. But, here’s the thing, where would you be without a job?

Finding Success in a Routine

“We are what we repeatedly do.” -Aristotle

Do you want success? Create positive habits that do away with the negative ones.

A Song for the Cumberland

The Cumberland Plateau is a part of the larger Appalachian Plateau in terms of Geology, but when speaking historically most often the Cumberland Settlement is being referenced. Culture in this region is unlike any other; it is rich in song, music, and artistry.  

Appalachian Craftsmanship

The Appalachian way of life that is now known for its artistry, folklore, moonshine, and hillbilly ways were not for “looks” but necessity

Halloween Comes to Tennessee

Ghosts, goblins, spooks, witches, pumpkins, candy, hay rides, bonfires, and so much more come to mind when thinking of Halloween. Honestly, the holiday is hard to explain and is rather odd when you think about it. When did the holiday kick off in the states?

Social Media, a Productivity Killer?

While social media does have its good sides, like simply keeping in touch with distant friends and family, it has taken over much of our lives. According to a study by Hootsuite there are 4.7 billion social media users; on average those users spend 2.5 hours a day scrolling a social network.

Happy Thoughts, Happy Life

Thoughts affect everything. Each day what goes through your mind will affect your mood, health, activity, stress levels, and the list goes on. So why do we not make a more conscious effort to keep happy thoughts on a regular basis?

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