Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me. Is that true? Words can be hurtful.
Posts Tagged: gossip
Many employees turn to the grapevine, also known as the rumor mill, as their main source of information. This creates gaps in communication and creates a greater opportunity for easily avoidable errors.
Public servants have a hard enough time without giving each other grief. And yet, how many of us are guilty of taking part in office gossip? I try to be a Good Human, but I sometimes fail. And I sometimes gossip. Reflecting on this, I've realized that I had no "Gossip Strategy". Now I do.... Read more »
Recently, I wrote a post about Government 2.0 predictions for 2010-12, and one of them was that government would "always be on-the-record." By that I meant that the combination of (1) the proliferation of tech-savvy citizens with mobile camera/video devices, (2) the prevalence of wi-fi or other Web connections, (3) the massive number of people... Read more »