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Break the Gossip Chain
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Vickie's guest is Julie Bartkus, Author of Break the Gossip Chain. Her mission is to help unite people who work together - helping them function as a dynamic, cohesive team. This includes the elimination of destructive communication patters such as workplace gossip and the creation of constructive communication patterns.
Episode Segments:
All Things Employment: Workplace Gossip
Julie discusses the gossip problem in the workplace, and why it is such a problem. They also talk about why it is so hard for workers to stop gossiping, and the most common forms of workplace gossip.
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All Things Employment: How to Break the Gossip Chain
Julie identifies the most destructive forms of workplace gossip, and why bosses have such a hard time eliminating gossip from the office. She also has suggestions to lessen workplace gossip, including the use of positive gossip, and talks about the ineffective ways of cutting out the rumor mill.
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All Things Employment: Women, Gossip & The Workplace
Is it possible for a group of women to work together, and not gossip? Julie addresses that question, and the problem of gossiping via the social networks. She also talks about moving gossip out of the workplace, and some constructive ways to try & end gossip.
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