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When it comes to managing the rumour mill, partial information is better than no information

The ancient philosopher Aristotle said Horror vacui, or “Nature abhors a vacuum.” His point was that if a vacuum exists in the physical world, it is only momentary, as it immediately fills with the material surrounding it, without any regard

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Take the toxins out of office gossip

My newest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series hit cyberspace this morning. Take the toxins out of office gossip is about how leaders need to make it unequivocally clear that negative gossip about others is never acceptable

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Use the company grapevine to your advantage

My latest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series is out today! Make the company grapevine work for you Today’s focus is on the company grapevine (also known as the rumour mill and bush telegraph) which causes so

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