The CQ Blog

Racism in the Workplace: Calling All White Leaders

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu

It’s time to wake up. Be a part of the solution. To all the white leaders of our society: we need to look inward, be accountable, raise organizational awareness, and take compassionate action. As our country continues to battle the COVID-19 virus, a 400+-year-old virus continues to plague this country. This virus is systemic racism—and it needs to be eradicated. Let the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless others be the last of their kind. Read More Here.


A Leader’s Holy Grail: Stillness, Compassion, Candor & Hope

“Our human compassion binds us; the one to the other, not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” ~ Nelson Mandela

A few weeks ago, we wrote about maintaining composure and establishing connection through empathy and authenticity. This week, we explore what you can do as a leader to ensure you are at your best at a time when your people need you most. Read More Here.

Leading Through The COVID-19 Storm: Composure & Connection through Empathy & Authenticity

“When the crowded Vietnamese refugee boats met with storms or pirates, if everyone panicked all would be lost. But if even one person on the boat remained calm and centered, it was enough. It showed the way for everyone to survive.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh

Leaders around the globe face the daunting task of making crucial strategic and tactical decisions with imperfect information in a sea of continually changing variables. Here’s the essence of this message: maintain composure and establish connection through authenticity and empathy. Read More Here.