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 Join Texchange Austin for this Special Event on Tuesday, Nov 16

Bestselling Author Harvey MacKay shares stories about his latest book WE GOT FIRED... And It's the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

6:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Hilton Austin,
500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701

Fees: Entrepreneurs - $30.00, Non-Entrepreneur Members - $45, Non-Members - $60.00

*Each attendee also receives a copy of Harvey MacKay’s latest book!

Register Online


From the top of the corporate ladder to the bottom, everyone is at risk of getting axed, canned, fired, hit with the pink slip, the sack, being downsized, or simply being “laid off.” Regardless of how and when it happens, it may feel like it’s the end of the world. But being fired is only the beginning of the journey, not the end. It’s what an individual does after being fired that defines who they are and shows others what they’re truly made of.

In WE GOT FIRED…AND IT’S THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO US, Harvey Mackay interviewed a fascinating cross section of high profile figures including Robert Redford, Larry King, Michael Bloomberg, Joe Torre, Lee Iacocca, Billy Jean King, Muhammad Ali, Lesley Visser, Bill Belichick, Bernie Marcus, Pat Mitchell, Jesse Ventura, and many more. These high-profile figures share with Mackay the intimate tales of strength and resilience that are at times riveting, tragic, defeating, depressing, entertaining and always inspirational.

About Harvey Mackay:

Harvey Mackay is the bestselling author Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive, Beware The Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt, Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty, and Pushing The Envelope: All The Way To The Top. Mackay's books have sold 10 million copies worldwide, been translated into 35 languages and sold in 80 countries.

Mackay is a popular business speaker and also writes a nationally syndicated column for United Feature Syndicate that appears in fifty-two newspapers around the country. He is chairman of Mackay Envelope Corporation, a $100 million company he founded at age 26.




Texchange Board of Directors

Chairman, David Lee, Sentient Ventures
Immediate Past President. Thom Singer, Marsh 
President, Ellen Wood, Virtual CFO
President-Elect, Jeff Browning, Austin Ventures
VP, Programs and Administration, Christa Kleinhans,  The CS Company 
VP Membership. Becky Gates, Girl Scouts
Secretary, Kari Potts, Thompson & Knight
Treasurer, Matt Lyons, Andrews Kurth LLP

Ed Anderson, Ambrosia Software
Greg Bailes, Deloitte & Touche  
Gary Cadenhead, University of Texas
Stuart Edwards, Silicon Valley Bank 
Brian Fenske , Fulbright & Jaworski 
Kyle Fox, Vinson & Elkins
Mark Murdock, Attorney
Rob Repass, Motion Computing
Carol Thompson, The hompson Group   
Mike Turner, Sun Microsystems   
Steve Vandegrift, Techxas Ventures

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