Gossiping In The Office? When It's OK To Give Into The Tempting Habit

When should you keep your lips sealed about Judy from Marketing?

Chatting it up with your coworkers can create great bonds and relationships in the workplace. But if that chatter turns into gossip, it may be time to pull back.

Office gossiping can potentially create negative tensions with other colleagues and make for a pretty awkward and uncomfortable work environment.

But does that mean you should give it up for good? Well, there's a case for when gossip can be healthy. You just need to stick to the rules in the video above to make it happen.

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