The Newly Found Twelve Days of Christmas

Around November, who am I kidding, by Halloween, the Christmas frenzy begins! Lights, decorations, santas and music abound!  Excitement begins to build for the magnificent finale of Christmas Morning and the magical arrival of Santa Claus down the chimney to lay out all of our wishes in the form of gifts under the tree.  And then, the New Year comes, and we pack up the

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Alzheimer’s, Down Syndrome and Hispanics

Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia that affects well over 5 million people in the United States. Although there are more non-Hispanic white Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, studies indicate the probabilities of developing Alzheimer’s Disease are one and one-half times higher for Hispanics, than other demographics. This number will only

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RAVENS 2018 NFL HISPANIC HERITAGE LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Baltimore Ravens have selected Veronica Cool, founder and managing director of Cool & Associates LLC, as the recipient of the 2018 NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. Cool will be recognized for her achievements at this Sunday’s (9/23) game against the Denver Broncos. The NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

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Dia de Muertos- Remembering and Blending

The beauty of our world is comprised of the variety we can enjoy- after all plain vanilla gets boring after a while.  We read and watch movies to be transported to another world. We travel to sample new scenery, food, and experiences.  And if we are lucky, these experiences shape us; enriching our character, impacting our behavior, broadening our minds and souls.

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Business Chemistry, Empathy and Engagement

Considering the chaos of today’s times, I’m motivated to learn more about effective engagement and communication.  Landed on the concept of Business Chemistry, which includes self-awareness and empathy.  Begins by identifying which personality category best describes you:  Are you a Pioneer, Integrator, Driver or Guardian?   These personality labels provide a great initial tool for self-assessment and reflection, but also, useful in supporting how we connect with others.  These personality labels guide how we effectively interact with others. But obviously

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Cool & Associates Awards Cash Prize to Innovative Latina Entrepreneurs

BETHESDA, MARYLAND, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 –  Karina and Katherine Vidal, founders of Citiskopes, won the 3rd Latino Innovators’ Pitch, a competition that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business concept, new product or idea to a panel of judges for seed funding, mentoring support and business counsel. The Latino Innovators Pitch kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

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Hispanic Heritage Month – 5 Things to Know

The Hispanic population in the United States represents the largest ethnic minority in the nation.  Their thriving demographic contributes to every facet of our everyday lives, including culture, food, economics, workforce and military across the country.  Commemorative events are held every year throughout the nation during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15th through October

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