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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 to all the men, women and families that have given their time, their talents and their lives to protect and defend our nation and allies. Every day is veterans day because the lives we enjoy today are a direct result of your devotion to our nation. 🇺🇸Today, we thank the men and women who gave selflessly and sacrificed in service to their country. Join us in saluting them this #VeteransDay. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to all the men, women and families that have given their time, their talents and their lives to protect and defend our nation and  allies.  Every day is veterans day because the lives we enjoy today are a direct result of your devotion to our nation. 🇺🇸

Had so much fun working alongside #kentucky811 and #indiana811 for their annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference... over 1,000 participants for their FIRST virtual conference and they hit it out of the ballpark. Thanks for entrusting me to be your general session keynote speaker. A special thanks to Kelly with MGH for putting together a fantastic event!
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Had so much fun working alongside #Kentucky811 and #Indiana811 for their annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference... over 1,000 participants for their FIRST virtual conference and they hit it out of the ballpark.  Thanks for entrusting me to be your general session keynote speaker.  A special thanks to Kelly with MGH for putting together a fantastic event! 
#virtualevents #EHS

Every year my friends and I throw a big Halloween party benefitting Make-A-Wish North Texas . There’s never a shortage of laughs, dancing, outrageous costumes and spooky libations. This year due to covid we weren't able to act like kids again for a good cause.
So instead I was thankful for the chance to send Sunshine Boxes (care packages) to Wish Kids patiently waiting for their wishes to be granted. Hundreds of brave kids in my area have had their wish postponed because of covid, but it was nice to see the guys at the The UPS Store #3902 (west Plano) get into the spirit and help me fill these boxes to capacity. Thanks guys for helping bring smiles to the awesome recipients of these packages throughout Dallas... you definitely made it fun!
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Every year my friends and I throw a big Halloween party benefitting Make-A-Wish North Texas .  There’s never a shortage of laughs, dancing, outrageous costumes and spooky libations.  This year due to covid we werent able to act like kids again for a good cause.  
So instead I was thankful for the chance to send Sunshine Boxes (care packages) to Wish Kids patiently waiting for their wishes to be granted.  Hundreds of brave kids in my area have had their wish postponed because of covid, but it was nice to see the guys at the The UPS Store #3902 (west Plano) get into the spirit and help me fill these boxes to capacity.  Thanks guys for helping bring smiles to the awesome recipients of these packages throughout Dallas... you definitely made it fun!
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