Communicator of the Month

Sometimes, you gotta tell it like it is: The case of Steve Harvey

May 17, 2017
Steve Harvey just landed smack dab in the middle of another scandal. The author, comedian and TV host was ripped to shreds in the media when a memo he sent his staff went viral.

Sales pressure from the next cubicle? Just say ‘No!’

April 19, 2017
Earlier this week, I stumbled across, a website that is ripe with content for this column. If you ever want to put your own job issues in perspective, check it out.

A viral video reveals a very cool customer

March 21, 2017
If you’ve ever worked from home, you know how a distraction can throw you completely off your game. That’s why I am so impressed with Robert Kelly, professor of political science at Pusan National University.

Is this one of the most embarrassing typos ever?

February 14, 2017
First, let me start by saying that this isn’t a political post. It’s something different. Perhaps by now you’ve heard about the glaring typo on President Trump’s inauguration poster.

A winning example of playing the hand you’re dealt

January 18, 2017
This month’s Best Communicator Award goes to a trio, drawn together by unfortunate circumstances.

Altering people’s comments is a no-no

December 22, 2016
Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman earns the title of Worst Communicator this month.

‘I did it, but you did it worse’

October 19, 2016
It’s been an ugly presidential campaign. While we prefer to stay neutral—or mum—on the topic, something is happening on both sides of the campaign that warrants a discussion: blame shifting.

A Twitter heckler issues a sincere apology

September 20, 2016
Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams recently found himself in a social media battle with Johan Malcolm, an employee at a Maryland pizzeria. The reason for Malcolm’s ire? Williams left a 75-cent tip on a $128.26 bill.

Caught between The Rock and a hard place: Dwayne Johnson’s social media mistake

August 16, 2016
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a beloved Hollywood icon who usually doesn’t put his foot in his mouth. However, a recent social media post lands him on our Worst Communicator list.

Get a load of this clueless CEO!

July 18, 2016
I found this month’s winner of our Worst Communicator Award while watching an interview with Kevin Hillstrom, CEO of MineThatData. No, it’s not Kevin, and he doesn’t name the culprit, so I’ll simply refer to the person as “CEO.”