We often lie to ourselves and others thinking we're doing everyone a favor or that it doesn't really matter. That couldn't be further from the truth.
Martin Winterkorn. Elizabeth Holmes. And now Samuel Bankman-Fried. It's easier than ever for CEOs to hide nefarious activities that would otherwise cause consumers to stop purchasing their products or services. Here's how they get away with it.
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.
Entrepreneurs often overstate their early "success" in order to get investors to buy in. Here's how to avoid this fatal strategy.
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?
Here's how you can learn if someone isn't telling the truth.
We've all told little white lies. But what about the big ones? What if telling them would bring your business success?
Never assume it's the truth just because you like what you're hearing.
This entrepreneur's partner is questioning everything after catching him in a lie.
Whether it's an investor who gives a startup a term sheet with no capital behind him, or an entrepreneur who raises millions of dollars with nothing but air, the startup world has a problem.
A 24-year veteran of the Bureau shares the 'Jedi Mind Trick' that works every time.
It's not just politicians who lie. People choosing businesses lie to themselves. And the results can be disastrous.
If you're squeamish about dealing with ruthless, narcissistic, sadistic, maniacal, backstabbing slime-balls, executive life is not for you.
Three powerful reasons why you should always do the right thing and never turn to the dark side.