Suck the life out of relationships.
Take the wind out of organizational morale.
Create insiders and outsiders.
Ignite and fuel whining, complaining, and blaming.
Stir up tension and controversy.
Waste time and resources.
Destroy hard earned reputations.
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We all know gossip mongers.
Most of us have been guilty of gossiping, at some point.
Read on to learn how harmful gossiping can be, and most importantly, how to address this behavior with someone on your team that is stirring up controversy, and get them to stop.