As destructive as gossip is normally, turned on its head it can be an incredible force for good.
A recent e-mail from Darren Hardy described the power of reverse-gossip: talking about people, behind their backs, in a positive way.
Read about it here.
It’s akin to (a definition of) true generosity: giving to someone who really needs help, who could never pay you back, anonymously.
Go forth and (reverse) gossip!