These CEOs Will Make You Feel Better About Trump, Nicki Minaj Comes for the Pres-Elect in New Track and More
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These Post-Election Letters from CEOs Will Make You Feel a Little Bit Better
If you’re still in an election hangover, these heartfelt letters from CEOs will make your day a little bit brighter.
Here’s a snippet from Indra Nooyi, Chairperson & CEO Of PepsiCo
We serve more countries and territories than the United Nations, and our associates encompass virtually all of the world’s nationalities, cultures, and faith traditions.
That diversity is a source of strength, an engine of creativity, dynamism, and prosperity…That spirit of tolerance, unity, and common purpose — that love we have for one another — is what we need to reclaim in America today and in the days ahead, recognizing that no matter what we look like or where we come from, no matter what faith we practice or what political party we support, we are, first and foremost, Americans.
Here’s a quote from Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn
Let’s make sure to provide one another the time to process everything that’s just transpired. As leaders and achievers, many of us have a natural tendency to solve other people’s problems as soon as we hear them. However, we need to be sensitive to the fact that some members of the team don’t need or even want immediate resolution. They don’t want to hear rationalizations or participate in endless debates about why this unfolded the way that it did. They may just want someone to listen.
Matt Maloney, CEO of GrubHub deserves a standing ovation for his letter. Here’s a quote that’ll make you feel all warm and gooey inside
I absolutely reject the nationalist, anti-immigrant, and hateful politics of Donald Trump and will work to shield our community from this movement as best as I can. As we all try to understand what this vote means to us, I want to affirm to anyone on our team that is scared or feels personally exposed, that I and everyone else here at GrubHub will fight for your dignity and your right to make a better life for yourself and your family here in the United States.
If you do not agree with this statement, then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here.
Read more of these inspiring letters over at Refinery 29
Christian Author Gets a Girlfriend, Delivers Best One-Liner of All Time
Glennon Doyle Melton, author of Love Warrior, announced to her supporters that she’s dating soccer star Abby Wambach. She spoke fondly of her partner in a Facebook post saying, “I learn from her everyday about the woman I want to become. […] And oh my God, she is so good to me. She loves me for all the things I’ve always wanted to be loved for. She’s just my favorite. My person.”
The most important quote of the post is the following, feel free to use it in practically every arena of your life — “The most revolutionary thing a woman can do is not explain herself.” Read more over at Cosmopolitan
Nicki for Prez
In Nicki’s latest release “Black Barbies,” she calls out Donald Trump with the following line: “Island girl, Donald Trump want me go home/Still pull up with my wrist looking like a snow-cone.” Same here, Nicki. I’ll continue splurging on wrist wear as well. Hear the track over at Jezebel.
Not All Superheroes Wear Capes
The Clinic Vest Project donates neon vests to clinics nationwide to help patients enter and exit safely. One woman chronicled her experience as a patient escort and her experience sounds absolutely brutal. Protesters would play sounds of babies crying from their cell phones, shout obscenities at the patients, and needless to say this left an emotional impact on all parties involved. It’s a long read, but totally worth it. Read the essay over at Racked.