It is really hard not to lean in on that juicy scoop about that co-worker who …………….. you are interested in the story already albeit fake. Well, gossiping is a tricky vice; a gossiper often starts as a passive listener, then a very interested listener, and then someone who wants to contribute to the story a gossiper.
You might ask, what is the difference between enjoying a nice conversation with friends and gossiping? The information shared during gossip, usually, cannot be said to the subject of the gossip’s face, at least not without some backlash. If you feel you aren’t gossiping, then the question is; would you say those things you are saying to that person’s hearing? If your answer is “no”, then that is gossiping. Here are 3 tips to avoid gossiping: