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Author Archives: Veronica Cool

When is a song more than a song?

  Summer has arrived. Windows are down, wind is blowing and music is blasting — and most likely, you are hearing “Despacito” blaring from the radio, a Latin pop single from Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee that ...

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Spring is the season to engage

  A scene from Dilbert: Clock in at 9a.m. for your shift that starts at 9a. Walk to the coffee maker, complain to your coworker about the traffic, news or game last night. Walk back to your office/cubicle/spot, stopping to ...

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Changing demographics and conscious capitalism

Despite the homogenous nature of our boardrooms and C-suites, the world is changing. The most recent demographic trends compiled from the Pew Research Center find interesting changes to family structure, living arrangements and composition of current population segments. Millennials, millennials, ...

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A conversation with a Latino innovator

People are sometimes surprised to learn I’m Hispanic, that English is my second language and that I’m an entrepreneur. The prevailing assumption is Latinos entrepreneurs are all landscapers, cleaners or caterers. This was the genesis for the Latino Innovators Pitch ...

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A day without immigrants

Could we function as a country if immigrants decided to not show up to school or work? Well, it happened Feb. 16. That protest surfaced anonymously and gained momentum across the United States in light of the increasing crackdown on ...

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Where are the consumers?

January is long gone, as the resolutions lay like the rumpled clothes atop the stationary bike. We are back into our routine, potentially derailing the tremendous accomplishments planned for 2017. After all, insanity is doing the same thing you’ve always ...

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The selfish New Year

  I rarely make New Year’s resolutions. It feels like too much pressure, and I have enough pressures.  Let’s be honest, I like sweets, cakes, cheesecake, peanut butter and chocolate, waaayyy too much to curtail myself. But then my desire ...

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