Use this sure-fire method to turn workplace whiners back into productive team members.
In an ideal world, people would spend more time solving problems than kvetching about them. But the real world, unfortunately, contains many people who would rather complain rather than take action.
Complainers don't just waste their own time; they also consume the time of the other people (including you) who end up listening to their complaints. Complainers also spread a toxic negativity, making it more difficult for everyone to get their jobs done.
Simple "tuning out" complainers is good advice, but difficult to implement--particularly in today's open work environments. If you're the boss, you've got to get complainers back on track before they poison the work environment.
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