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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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5 days ago

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

Incredibly thankful to have presented to the R&D organization at PepsiCo this week. They are leading the way in #Safety and #Innovation! Pictured with me is Mark who internally sponsored the workplace safety event for his colleagues. Premiere Speakers Bureau you guys rock! ... See MoreSee Less

Incredibly thankful to have presented to the R&D organization at PepsiCo this week. They are leading the way in #Safety and #Innovation! Pictured with me is Mark who internally sponsored the workplace safety event for his colleagues. Premiere Speakers Bureau you guys rock!

1 week ago

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

On this day with much gratitude and reverence we remember and thank all of the service men and women who have dedicated their lives to upholding our freedoms near and far.

Wounded Warrior Project
"On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting and enduring peace so that their efforts shall not have been in vain." - President Eisenhower, Veterans Day Proclamation, 1954
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2 weeks ago

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

What would we do if there weren't heroes to keep us safe in times of terror and turmoil? May his family find comfort in their memories of their brave loved one and knowing that our nation mourns his loss with grateful and heavy hearts.Sgt. Ron Helus was thinking about retiring next year.
Instead, he died a hero while trying to stop the gunman inside a CA bar.

His story: on.wfaa.com/2ATTqVq
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What would we do if there werent heroes to keep us safe in times of terror and turmoil?  May his family find comfort in their memories of their brave loved one and knowing that our nation mourns his loss with grateful and heavy hearts.

 

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Hero RIP🙏🌹

3 weeks ago

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

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This is the absolute best thing I’ve seen on social media in a long time.
twitter.com/sinow/status/1050057048686092288?s=12

Sports Illustrated on Twitter
“Justin Gallegos, a runner at Oregon with cerebral palsy, thought he was just finishing another cross country race. Little did he know, Nike was waiting at the finish line to offer him a pro contract (via @kabdullah360 / Elevation 0m) t.co/FIXFoHQYI3
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This made me cry!

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