Happiness on the Job-Avoid Gossip

Have you heard the latest office gossip? Every office, corporation or workplace has it. A steady flow of juicy gossip filled with rumor, conjecture and wild speculation. But if you want to be happy on the job, you need avoid this kind of talk.

Participating in office gossip is tempting but very destructive. The Bible is filled with warnings to avoid it. James 4:11 says, “Speak not evil of one another.” And Proverbs 17:9 says, “He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats a matter separates close friends.”

Refuse to participate in gossip in the workplace and you’ll earn the respect and trust of everyone around you.

-Mac Hammond

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