SAA Event: Pivoting During Pandemic Roundtable: How Chaos Breeds Innovation

Zoom

SAA Members are invited to join us for a discussion about how different industries have innovated during this crisis to continue supporting their communities during this time of need. We will have an open conversation about the innovations we've seen implemented across different organizations and how these changes could have a long lasting impact on the way we interact.

Free

Postponed: Online Town Hall: COVID-19 and Texas’ Entrepreneurial Sector

Facebook Live

Presented in partnership with Texas Monthly, this event will focus on the unique questions facing our state entrepreneurial sector in the current economic and public health crisis. Hear from Graham Weston, CEO of Weston Ventures and Co-Founder of Rackspace, one of Texas’ most successful entrepreneurs, on lessons learned from navigating the dramatic ups and downs of the start up community. Questions from the public will focus on assessing and managing the myriad of opportunities and challenges facing the entrepreneurial sector at this time.

Free

SAA Event: Health and Productivity Roundtable

Zoom

Working from home sounds like a luxury, but it comes with a number of challenges. Like how you stay physically active during self-quarantine? Or how do you practice moderation in eating snacks while at home? Or how do you complete your fitness goals while gyms are closed and social distancing is in full effect? More importantly how to handle the stress of balancing work and home activities at the same time.  This virtual event for TBHF Scholars will cover these topics, as well as, working through productivity issues like being bombarded with other in-home distractions like pets, family members and electronics.

Free

Online Town Hall: John Paul DeJoria

Zoom

Presented in partnership with Inc., this event features incoming 2020 Legend, John Paul DeJoria, who will be talking about the ups and downs of his own experience as a business leader/entrepreneur and current industry challenges.

Free

SAA Event: Oil and Gas Roundtable

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents An Oil and Gas Roundtable. Moderated by Shawnee Blocker and Hazem Elshorbagy. Open to all TBHF Scholars Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

Online Town Hall: An Economic Outlook for Texas After COVID-19

Facebook Live

In partnership with Texas Monthly, we will be hosting a call with TBHF Legend Richard Fisher, former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The public will be invited to ask questions regarding the myriad of COVID-19 challenges facing the U.S. economy, their specific implications for Texas, and the avenues and obstacles to economic recovery.

The public will be invited to ask questions regarding the myriad of COVID-19 challenges facing the U.S. economy, their specific implications for Texas, and the avenues and obstacles to economic recovery.

Free

SAA Event: Post-COVID Roundtable

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents Post-COVID Roundtable. Moderated by Luis Linan and Amanda Domaschk. Open to all TBHF Scholars. Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

Movie Night: The Big Short

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents Movie Night: The Big Short. Organized by Priscilla James, Lauren Cornell, and Kenady Shope. Open to all TBHF Scholars. Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

The Next Normal: Workspace Flexibility

Zoom

Listening to customers helped TBHF Scholar Jason McCann create the world's most popular sit-stand desk -- and go on to build a thriving workspace innovation company with products found in 98% of the Fortune 500. Based in Coppell, Texas, Vari has grown from two people to more than 350 employees. Vari offers a full line of flexible workspace products, including the well-known VariDesk, that help people work happier, healthier, and more productively, whether in they are working in an office space, in a coworking space, or working from home. Today, Vari even offers VariSpace, a space-as-a-service model with first-class amenities and short lease terms ideal for enterprise companies.

Fostering Entrepreneurism in a Large Company

Zoom

What does innovation look like at a Fortune 500 company?

Join us for a conversation with TBHF Director Amy Chronis, Managing Partner for Deloitte-Houston, and TBHF Director Charles Philpott, Regional Managing Director for Aon’s US West/Southwest Region, for a discussion on innovation and entrepreneurial thinking in large organizations. From initiatives inspired by problems that businesses and their clients face to expansive solutions that emerge from internal inefficiencies to disruptive innovations that create new markets--learn about how entrepreneurs thrive in large companies.

How Community Involvement Leads to Business Success

Zoom

Join the TBHF Alumni Association for its latest mentoring roundtable with Dr. Bobby Lyle and Jim Young, two Hall of Fame Directors who have been instrumental leaders both within and outside their industries. Space on these calls is limited to 25 participants. Please register today if you would like to participate in a thoughtful discussion on how being involved in your local and global community can help grow your professional success.

Free

Charting A Course: A Private Conversation on Leadership with Gary Kelly

Zoom

Please join the Texas Business Hall of Fame for an exclusive conversation with lifelong Texan and TBHF Legend Gary Kelly, the CEO of Southwest Airlines. We look forward to what promises to be an enlightening discussion with a leader who has navigated two of the biggest crises in the history of the airline industry. Learn more about how Mr. Kelly has helped shape one of the world's most admired companies, as well as protect the future of Southwest Airlines during a time of unprecedented uncertainty.