Keep Your Snarky Thoughts to Yourself
A colleague of mine had some damage control to do when one of his staffers fired off an internal email complaining about a difficult client, and inadvertently included said client in the email distribution list. Disagreeing about feedback from the client about her work was one thing, but this staffer had also included some derogatory personal remarks as well. Ouch.
Recently, ESPN suspended radio host Tony Kornheiser for comments he made on his show about co-worker Hannah Storm's "horrifying, horrifying outfit." Whether you believed that Storm's wardrobe was appropriate or not, there is no question that Kornheiser should have kept his thoughts to himself.
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