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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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Thank you Chandler and Congressman @RepGonzalez office for meeting with our group of advocate mothers sharing our #RareDiseaseDay2022 journeys with #NationalMPSSociety #CureSupportAdvocate. Proud to share legislation that could help so many Texans.

A huge thanks to Sean the healthcare liaison with @RepBethVanDuyne ’s office for your time as we discussed great legislation that’ll impact many Texas families! #CureSupportAdvocate #MPSAdvocacy2022 #RareDiseaseDay2022 #NationalMPSSociety

Truly enjoyed our time spent with Ryan discussing lysosomal storage disorders & the important legislation that could help the rare disease families in Texas @RepKayGranger #MPSSociety #CureSupportAdvocate #MPSAdvocacy2022 #RareDiseaseDay2022

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Loved spending my day in Boston with the wonderful students and administrators of Malden Catholic last week. Very grateful for the heartfelt interaction and precious time we shared together! Thank you to the team at Premiere Speakers Bureau for making it happen. ... See MoreSee Less

Loved spending my day in Boston with the wonderful students and administrators of Malden Catholic last week.  Very grateful for the heartfelt interaction and precious time we shared together!  Thank you to the team at Premiere Speakers Bureau for making it happen.

Incredibly thankful to Dr. Inga Musselman, provost, and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Texas at Dallas and the #NationalMeritScholars and their Program leaders for hosting me as the keynote speaker last night for their gala. I left inspired and excited for how these brilliant students are going to change the world! #studentsuccess ... See MoreSee Less

Incredibly thankful to Dr. Inga Musselman, provost, and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Texas at Dallas and the #NationalMeritScholars and their Program leaders for hosting me as the keynote speaker last night for their gala.  I left inspired and excited for how these brilliant students are going to change the world! #studentsuccess
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