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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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It was great to see all the smiles on the children ...what a wonderful way to bring in the holiday season for the patients and their siblings Make-A-Wish North Texas . Thank you Medical City Childrens Hospital and all the kids who came to our gingerbread ornament table. The kids were so creative 🌲

People ask "do you get nervous before a speech?" Nope.... I get excited!! Same as an athlete does before a big game! Time to run around and find someone to chest bump... I go onstage in 7 minutes!!!!

Today is #WorldAdoptionDay ! My deepest admiration to those that adopt, foster and volunteer for children who otherwise wouldn't feel loved and cared for! There is no greater action of love and respect for life than to take on the awesome responsibility of loving a human being as your very own❣️Please share and tag those amazing people in your life who have adopted, fostered or were blessed enough to be adopted... because they are proof that our communities are improved through the power of love-- one family at a time.

Thank you Miss Pat for inviting me to the Fort Worth Women's Club today. So many amazing women doing so many wonderful things in the community. I especially enjoyed meeting the kind woman pictured with me on the top left. She was a nurse for American Airlines that was dispatched to Cali, Colombia after the plane crash. She worked alongside the medical staff to ensure all our needs were met during that difficult time. Incredible!

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