Gossiping & Trash Talking on work place :-

Gossip is the root of many problems within the office walls, becoming a breeding ground for negativity and escalating emotions. As in your personal life, the only way to deal with trash talk from a toxic coworker is to avoid participating or quietly encouraging it.

"Take the high road and donโ€™t get involved or encourage this talk. Depending on your personal style, either be silent and walk away or call the person on their negativity and suggest a better approach is to appreciate the assets of others and what they have to offer the company.