I’ve been thinking about gossip recently. The thing that got me thinking was a coffee with a friend. In the last year, most of my meetings and many of my social interactions have been virtual. But I met my friend in person — socially distant, outside — for coffee. We were talking about some recent events, news about organizations and personalities. She knows things, the real story, and she told me what she knew. And it was eye-opening. She told me about tensions between staff, internal disputes, human resources issues. Suddenly, what I had learned through news reports and public…


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