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Second Chance Living™

“What will you do with your second chance today?” is the question Mercedes poses to general audiences in this transformational program. Her gripping story moves participants to put their lives in perspective and carefully consider how the choices they make profoundly affect their future.
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Get It Right Today, Not Tomorrow

Do your employees and leaders too often operate in Survival Mode, putting out fires and putting off until tomorrow what should be done today? This program powerfully dispels the notion that there will always be a tomorrow in which we can finish today’s unfinished business and moves individuals to work and live with intentionality.
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Safety: Don’t Count on 2nd Chances

Can too much experience be a bad thing? Absolutely…if it leads to complacency. The highly experienced pilots of Flight 965 were lulled into a false sense of security that led to the deaths of 160 people. Mercedes’ one-of-a-kind safety presentation uses the factual account of the crash of Flight 965 as an anchor to drive home the dangers of complacency and the importance of situational awareness.
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Prayers for safety and comfort for all of those affected by the Southern California wildfires

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I’m thankful for all the “sunshines” in my life

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November is #NationalCaregiversMonth Lets send a special thank you to all of those that give loving care to those most in need. To the spouses,..

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10 years ago Evan Gattis was working as a janitor. Now he's a World Series champ.

Doesn’t matter where you start, only matters where you end up. What an amazing story!

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#IIAD Bears for Wishes!! @makeawishnt

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