Inclusive Leadership: A Map to Weather The Storm

Inclusive Leadership: A Map to Weather The Storm

By Eric Peterson | May 22, 2020 Since I joined Cook Ross six and a half years ago – and indeed, throughout my 20-year career – I’ve spoken to a lot of business leaders about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA). Most of them are eager to hear what I...
Leading In Times of Crisis

Leading In Times of Crisis

By Rosalyn Taylor O’Neale | May 13, 2020 “The ultimate measure of a [human being] is not where [they] stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where [they] stand at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr “How do I lead a...
And The Loser Is…

And The Loser Is…

By Eric Peterson | February 4, 2020 One year ago, when the Oscars awarded three of its four acting honors to people of color, people wondered if perhaps the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had finally turned a corner. Maybe, just maybe … its historic...
It Will Work: Starbucks Gets it Right

It Will Work: Starbucks Gets it Right

I’ve read several pieces that express an opinion that the training day at Starbucks “won’t work.” I am reminded that one person or organization can significantly contribute to change; it was one woman, Rosa Parks, who galvanized the Civil Rights Movement; it was one...