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How to Deal with the Office Gossipmonger

By: Renée Evenson
Last updated 11/27/2013

Sometimes it’s hard to resist a juicy tidbit about a co-worker, a client, or the boss. But when the office gossip becomes a nuisance who interferes with your comfort level or your ability to do your work, it’s time to deal with the situation. Here is a 5-step process that will help you deal with the perpetrator without losing your cool.

 

About the Author(s)

Renée Evenson is a small-business consultant specializing in workplace communication and conflict-resolution strategies. Her previous books include Powerful Phrases for Effective Customer Service and Customer Service Training 101.