Starbucks CEO Urges Baristas to ‘Be Very Sensitive’ Following Chaos in Stock Market

August 25, 2015

“Nice guy” CEO Howard Schultz is at it again.

The man who thought racism could be solved with messages on disposable coffee cups, is urging Starbucks baristas to be sensitive towards customers in the aftermath of Monday’s stock market chaos. In a bizarre Monday memo titled “Message from Howard: Leading Through Turbulent Times,” eccentric billionaire CEO Howard Schultz wrote to Starbuck’s 190,000 employees asking baristas to be extra nice to customers, according to the Washington Post. Schultz writes:

Today’s financial market volatility, combined with great political uncertainty both at home and abroad, will undoubtedly have an effect on consumer confidence and perhaps even…