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Lying

Startup Funding

How to Raise Money Without Lying

Entrepreneurs often overstate their early "success" in order to get investors to buy in. Here's how to avoid this fatal strategy.

Use This Secret Military Trick to Tell if Someone Is Lying

Forget what you've seen in the movies, former Green Beret Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson explains the tactics that work on the battlefield and in the office.

Should Entrepreneurs Lie? It's a Tricky Question.

In the hustle of the startup world, entrepreneurs often drop little white lies -- and don't even consider them to be lies. Where's the ethical line?

How to Be a Human Lie Detector (Infographic)

Here's how you can learn if someone isn't telling the truth.

Can Being Deceptive Help You Build Your Business? It Worked for These 5 Entrepreneurs.

We've all told little white lies. But what about the big ones? What if telling them would bring your business success?

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