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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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Today being #NationalPhilanthropyDay I’m thankful for the causes being championed in my community by fantastic nonprofits in the Dallas area! Had a wonderful time celebrating the good work @OpKindness is doing for unhoused pets this past weekend.

Four ways to be a humble leader:
1. Be unselfish and put the team first.
2. Be willing to do any task, no matter how small.
3. Take the blame after losses and give credit to others after wins.
4. Be empathetic and treat people with respect.

Help me celebrate my sons (Dorian and Wynn) 14th birthday in heaven by donating to the @MPSSociety to provide support for families & research for warriors battling MPS/ML. Their short lives continue to leave a legacy of love and hope 💜.

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10 GREAT things to BE:

• Be thankful

• Be kinder than necessary

• Be a blessing to others

• Be coachable

• Be stronger than your excuses

• Be where your feet are

• Be honest

• Be forgiving

• Be relentless

• Be humble

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Thank you to my clients, friends and family members who have/are currently serving our nation. Your service, your commitment and your sacrifices are valued in my heart!

#VeteransDayThank you to our veterans. 🙏❤️🇺🇸
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Thank you to my clients, friends and family members who have/are currently serving our nation.  Your service, your commitment and your sacrifices are valued in my heart! 

#VeteransDay

Many thanks to my friends at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Careers for hosting me for the safety summit. It was way too much fun to be considered work, they were a phenomenal group to spend the day with. Special thanks to my friends at Premiere Speakers Bureau for making it happen. ... See MoreSee Less

Many thanks to my friends at Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits Careers for hosting me for the safety summit.  It was way too much fun to be considered work, they were a phenomenal group to spend the day with. Special thanks to my friends at Premiere Speakers Bureau for making it happen.Image attachment

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Ur a miracle

Olivia is a freshman at her dream school, Mississippi State University. In high school Interior Design became her passion and she knew she wanted to pursue it for her college major and career. Olivia truly loves college, her sorority, and the whole experience at MSU. She was diagnosed with MPS I, Hurler syndrome, as a toddler, and underwent a bone marrow transplant. It worked and saved her life. But now she needs YOUR help.
Her introductory Interior Design class requires her to write and draw sketches by hand. Due to MPS I, Olivia has physical disabilities that impact her hands, including curved fingers and limited movement, and has carpal tunnel syndrome in her wrists. Her professor has denied accommodations and critiqued Olivia's work. If she cannot write and draw to the same standards as her classmates, she will fail. Olivia and her family have requested meetings with MSU leaders to develop a plan, but this has been extremely disheartening for Olivia.
YOU CAN HELP. Write a sentence of encouragement on a piece of paper and take a picture! Tag the National MPS Society and use #WriteForOlivia to show her there is a community of people who will “write” in her honor and stand behind her.
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Olivia is a freshman at her dream school, Mississippi State University. In high school Interior Design became her passion and she knew she wanted to pursue it for her college major and career. Olivia truly loves college, her sorority, and the whole experience at MSU. She was diagnosed with MPS I, Hurler syndrome, as a toddler, and underwent a bone marrow transplant. It worked and saved her life. But now she needs YOUR help.
Her introductory Interior Design class requires her to write and draw sketches by hand. Due to MPS I, Olivia has physical disabilities that impact her hands, including curved fingers and limited movement, and has carpal tunnel syndrome in her wrists. Her professor has denied accommodations and critiqued Olivias work. If she cannot write and draw to the same standards as her classmates, she will fail. Olivia and her family have requested meetings with MSU leaders to develop a plan, but this has been extremely disheartening for Olivia.
YOU CAN HELP. Write a sentence of encouragement on a piece of paper and take a picture! Tag the National MPS Society and use #WriteForOlivia to show her there is a community of people who will “write” in her honor and stand behind her.Image attachment

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Someone must know something she could use to help her draw! I hope someone can come up with something.

Be kind to yourself today and everyday. The world is hard enough as it is, so give yourself the grace and love to seek help when you need it. #worldmentalhealthday2022 ... See MoreSee Less

Be kind to yourself today and everyday.  The world is hard enough as it is, so give yourself the grace and love to seek help when you need it.  #worldmentalhealthday2022

Truly proud of my 1/2 Colombian 1/2 Nicaraguan heritage and inspired daily by the sacrifices and bravery it took my parents to create a life in this wonderful country.

Thank you to you all latinos making a way for themselves, helping their communities and making our country better through their contributions, their zest for life and their love of family.
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Truly proud of my 1/2 Colombian 1/2 Nicaraguan heritage and inspired daily by the sacrifices and bravery it took my parents to create a life in this wonderful country. 

Thank you to you all latinos making a way for themselves, helping their communities and making our country better through their contributions, their zest for life and their love of family.Image attachment

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thanks to you

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