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Be Ready Texas

by Audacy

Be Ready Texas is the podcast that helps business owners be ready for the unexpected. From cyber risks to active shooter scenarios to health emergencies and natural disasters. Be Ready Texas brings the experts and best practices solutions to you. Be Ready Texas is sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance  Company. Now Be Ready Texas and your host Pete Thomson.

Copyright: 2023 © 2021 Audacy, Inc.


Part 1 Texas Winter Storm 2021 Special Series: The Cold

16m · Published 09 Feb 17:44

At 5 p.m. on Feb. 9, 2021, the official temperature at DFW Airport dipped below freezing. With the exception of a brief three-hour stretch, it would not eclipse 32 degrees again until 12 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.In Part 1 of KRLD’s series looking back at the winter storm that hit Texas in February 2021, KRLD Chief Meteorologist Dan Brounoff explains how temperatures got so cold for so long.

Part 2 Texas Winter Storm 2021 Special Series: The Grid

18m · Published 09 Feb 17:42

When the power went out for many across Texas on Feb, 15, 2021, the outages were supposed to be rolling blackouts -- but that wasn’t the case for millions of Texans. In some cases, the power stayed out for days.In Part 2 of KRLD’s look back at the Texas Winter Storm of 2021, Texas Monthly senior editor Russell Gold, who’s covered the energy industry for two decades, explains what was going on behind the scenes as the lights went out.

Part 3 Texas Winter Storm 2021 Special Series: The Losses

13m · Published 09 Feb 17:40

Home damage, sky-high energy bills and more than $10 billion in insurance claims statewide highlight just some of the losses sustained by Texans in 2021 when a winter storm, frigid temperatures and a power outage left the state paralyzed for days. Part 3 of KRLD’s look back at the 2021 Texas Winter storm focuses on those losses.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 12

34m · Published 20 May 15:03

Regardless of the size of your business, the threat of a cyberattack is real, and the devastation and damage could be catastrophic. With hackers so skilled and sophisticated these days, Pete Thompson talks about how you can protect your assets and data from a cyberattack. In this podcast episode, cyber security experts will share practical advice and strategies on how you can protect your business, employees and property from the threat of a cyberattack.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 11

31m · Published 16 Mar 22:45

Having a plan for the future is critical to ensure any business’s success but, how do you plan ahead for your business when the future is so unclear? In this episode, Pete Thomson, takes a look at the challenges business owners face during times of uncertainty and offer tips on how to plan ahead and prepare for the future, even when the future is unclear. 

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 10

28m · Published 15 Dec 22:05

From fires, to floods, to active shooter situations and more – business owners must be prepared for a wide array of disasters that could come their way.  Protecting property is top concern when disaster strikes. In Episode 10 of the Be Ready Texas Podcast, Pete Thompson talks with business owners and gathers expert advice and tips on ways you can minimize risks and still achieve your overall business goals.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 9

30m · Published 30 Nov 15:37

Fire causes more deaths than any type of disaster.  In Episode 9 of the Be Ready Texas Podcast, Pete Thomson gets practical advice from business owners and discusses strategies on how to best protect your business, employees and property from this type of disaster.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 8

31m · Published 13 Nov 17:50

As a business owner today, it’s more important than ever to know how you would handle unexpected violence in the workplace. In Episode 8 of the Be Ready Texas Podcast, get insight and advice from law enforcement experts on how to best handle active shooter situations and learn what you as a business owner can do to protect your workplace and people if violence occurs.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 7

25m · Published 05 Nov 15:33

In Episode 7 of the Be Ready Texas Podcast, gain insight on the best practices and protocols for how businesses should prepare for and manage a workplace health emergency.

Be Ready Texas Podcast - Episode 6

35m · Published 11 Sep 13:42

In Episode 6 of the Be Ready Texas Podcast, Pete talks with experts about disaster recovery and the steps you can take now to keep your business operational after one happens. From navigating insurance, to offering employees support, to figuring out how to rebuild, there are many things a business owner needs to know in order to recover. 

Be Ready Texas has 15 episodes in total of non- explicit content. Total playtime is 6:45:20. The language of the podcast is English. This podcast has been added on August 20th 2022. It might contain more episodes than the ones shown here. It was last updated on April 29th, 2023 06:04.

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