sometimes change happens so slowly, you can barely tell it’s happening. other times it happens so quickly you can hardly keep up. earlier this year we saw ethics begin to reshape luxury and television. this week we watched as ceos not only spoke truth to power, they gave a resolute ‘no’ to power.
“in this maelstrom, the most clarifying voice has been the voice of business,” [darren walker, president of the ford foundation] said to the ny times.
in our time it has been revealed that business has a more direct and immediate relationship with the populace than does our government. the people are speaking consistently, loudly, and clearly. business is listening, and taking action.
will the next big change we witness be that our elected officials begin to listen, and take action upon, what we the people are saying?