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How to Tell a Chatty Co-Worker You Don’t Want to Talk

A script for setting boundaries and protecting your time

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OOne of the defining features of the modern workplace, for better or worse (probably worse), is that there’s no longer anywhere to hide: from the office gossip, eager to share their theories about who’s secretly sleeping with whom, from the chronic complainer, looking to vent




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Leah Fessler

Leah Fessler

Investor at NextView Ventures. Journalist. Thinking about gender, equality, and pugs. Formerly at Chief, Quartz, Slow, Bridgewater Associates, Middlebury.

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