Coping with, Confronting and Conquering Covid19 Chaos Ep. 5: Innovation with Oscar E. Arias

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30 PM UTC

Join us for a critical fireside chat on the future of entrepreneurship in these disruptive times brought on by the Novel Corona Virus COVID19. We are proudly bringing back Transformational Leadership and Learning Expert Oscar E. Arias as part of Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale Covid19 crisis response. Take this opportunity to learn from Oscar and share your experiences with fellow entrepreneurs.

Virtual event

About this event

Limited attendance, please secure free admission ticket to receive registration link.

  • Who: Oscar E. Arias, Transformational Leadership and Learning Expert
  • What: How entrepreneurs can use innovation to break through these disruptive times
  • Where: Virtual (link will be emailed)
  • When: July 8th, from 6:30-7:30pm

We are experiencing unprecedented times. Unemployment is expected to reach levels not seen since the great depression, small businesses are failing left and right, economic uncertainty has gripped the globe while a catastrophic global recession is all but guaranteed.

We’re told to prepare for the new normal, characterized by periods of economic contraction alternating with economic expansion as waves of infections rise and wane. How does an entrepreneur deal with chaos, disruption and uncertainty? What strategies can be employed to not only cope with but confront and conquer these upcoming challenges?

Who is Oscar E. Arias?
As entrepreneurs we are supposed to be the disruptors, we are the harbingers of chaos to complacent industries. We're supposed to be comfortable with uncertainty. What happens to us when we get served a dose of our own medicine? Can we conquer chaos when it's forced upon us? Oscar can certainly help us use our innovative skills to turn chaos from tormentor into ally.

Oscar E. Arias is a Transformational Leadership and Learning Expert who works with organizations, universities, an emerging entrepreneurs to release their full potential through peak performance and human development technologies. He is a highly sought after Learning and Development Consultant and holds a Masters in Organizational Learning and Leadership with a focus on Transformative and Positive Learning Systems.

He has facilitated workshops for many elite military units, universities, blue chip companies and startups including:

  • US Southern Command
  • US Army
  • Barry University
  • Florida International University (Consulting Group)
  • Capital One Financial
  • VM Ware
  • SAP Software
  • Racker
  • Tenaris
  • TeleDoc
  • Honeywell Inc
  • Nestle
  • SAB Miller
  • Citrix
  • Pepsi Co.
  • Hewett Packard
  • NFL PA
  • BASF Chemical

What can we learn from Oscar?
Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale is extremely proud to host Transformational Leadership and Learning Expert Oscar E. Arias one more time for an absolutely crucial fireside chat as part of our Covid19 crisis response.

You will learn:

  • How to use innovation to adapt to disruption
  • How to recognize opportunities in crises
  • The importance of creativity and innovation in crises
  • Problem solving steps and tools
  • Individual and group techniques to help generate creative ideas
  • How to implement creative ideas

Check out what happened


  • Oscar Arias

    Turn Around Trainings



  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Broward

    Executive Director



Wednesday, July 1, 2020
10:30 PM – 11:30 PM UTC


10:30 PMWelcome & Introductions
10:45 PMFireside Chat
11:15 PMQ & A
11:25 PMAnnouncements & Farewells


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Eric Gaines

    Startup Grind