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Kevin Saunders was invited back to Corpus Christi, TX, earlier this week to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the public grain elevator explosion that changed his life. It was the largest explosion of its kind in Texas history, and many in the community remember the devastation that killed and injured so many grain elevator employees.

The concept of Workplace Safety has had a relatively long history in our business and industrial culture. In fact, many people reading this have some firsthand knowledge of the safety standards and procedures at their place of work. But what exactly is Workplace Safety and why does it matter? This is the first in a

Starting in 1991, I served on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. For over a decade, I would work under 3 U.S. presidents, both directly on the Council and as part of a special commission. It was an amazing opportunity to work alongside wonderful people dedicated to making a positive impact on the

On 12 Days of Christmas, the good Lord gave to us… Three generations of Saunders men: son, grandson and grandfather. As I get older, everything is harder, especially because I am paralyzed from the chest down…but I wouldn’t miss a minute. It’s always a privilege and a blessing to share the holidays with my son

What a year it’s been! We’ve had ups and downs, and we’ve had wins and disappointments. As humans, we tend to easily take the good for granted, while sinking into anxiety, anger or even depression about the things that didn’t go our way. But there’s a remedy for that. Take a moment to close your

Growing up on a farm in the Midwest, I was raised in a Christian home and was taught the importance of hard work, Integrity and going to church and living a Christian life. And like most other people, I figured that “Family” was a term that described the people in my home and the blood

Every time I speak to a new audience, one of the things I enjoy most about the experience is getting to know the people in attendance. It starts when I to talk to the event planners and organizers before I ever set foot – or in my case, wheels – in the venue. I learn

June is National Safety month. Over the years, I’ve spoken to many companies and corporations about the importance of having a strategy for improving health and safety in the workplace, at home and everywhere you go. Teamwork on the job isn’t just for productivity – it also helps the organization as a whole stay incident

There’s nothing like having a clear goal. It provides you with something to look forward to when you need a boost. It makes your mind race with anticipation as you plan for its achievement. And it lets you be creative as you look for opportunities to ensure its success. But there’s always a trade-off… to

Kevin Saunders was the keynote motivational speaker for the Texas Association of College Technical Educators (TACTE) Conference, held in Austin, TX this past week. Kevin’s talk focused on the importance of accepting change and overcoming challenges in our work and personal lives. As in a lot of other fields, this is a critical time in

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