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Jaimy Ford

After Barr’s late-night, highly inappropriate, racist tweet (which I refuse to repeat here) sparked a social media fire storm, ABC canned the reboot of her popular “Roseanne” show. Several more stations took repeats of the old show off the air. I’m not sure why the world is so shocked.

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It’s commencement speech season, and the frontrunner for me so far is Dr. Chadwick Boseman addressing Howard University on May 12. Boseman, who played the leading role in Marvel’s The Black Panther mega-blockbuster, checked off all the boxes when it comes to delivering an exceptional speech.

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This month’s Best Communicator Award may surprise you, but I’m giving it to Naomi Osaka, the professional tennis player, after winning the WTA event in Indian Wells.

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This month’s Worst Communicator Award comes courtesy of a colleague who is at her wit’s end with her supervisor.

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Email eats up a chunk of the workday, with some reports suggesting upwards of 2.5 hours per day. It’s more than a time waster, though. It’s also a huge cause of stress because employees feel obliged to deal with it around the clock, even when they should be off the clock.

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This month’s award for Best Communicator goes to Ben Congleton, founder and CEO of Olark for showing what real empathy and support looks like.

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This month’s award for Worst Communicator goes to Mike Shields and Neera Tanden who, during a CNN segment on Georgia’s special election between John Ossoff and Karen Handel, show us exactly what not to do in a debate.

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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.

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Earlier this week, I stumbled across JobSchmob.com, 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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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This month’s Best Communicator Award was won for responding appropriately to someone who is arguably the month’s Worst Communicator.

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Another day, another disgruntled worker vents some frustration by sneaking insults onto customer receipts.

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This month, our award for Best Communicator doesn’t go to someone you’ll see in the news. No, this month the distinction goes to a group of scrappy 6- to 8-year-old soccer players in Greene County, Va.

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We’re naming Celeste Headlee, radio host and professional interviewer, our Best Communicator of the Month, predominantly because of a gem of a TED talk about conducting a good conversation.

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