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Confidentiality is becoming extinct.  Do you think it’s why so many people are afraid of retaliation when reporting bullying or other issues in the workplace?  If there was confidentiality, real confidentiality, wouldn’t they feel safe, taken care of and protected?  My experience is that the people who are bullies or are playing outside the rules are the same ones who have ingratiated themselves to the HR department or other higher ups or they wield some power for some reason.   Is that part of the reason they fear no reprimand when bullying or is it a flaw in the leadership?
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If that’s true, then the reverse should also be true.  If your leader keeps the confidence of his/her team and if they don’t gossip that too exemplifies what is acceptable.  So, that means that leaders are the ones who we watch and who we emulate.  That means that we are watching you and you are watching us. 

Confidentiality doesn’t have to be a farce.  It doesn’t have to be extinct.  If we all commit to keeping it then we can all enjoy the luxury of it.  I’m in, how about you?
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