Too often, we tear each other down when we should really be building each other up. We snuff out the light of others to make our own brighter. Here’s how you can avoid being a “candle blower.”
Posts Tagged: gossip
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me. Is that true? Words can be hurtful.
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 »