“WHICH WORKPLACE LIARS ARE YOU MOST GRATEFUL FOR?”
Audiences are often startled into silence when I pose this question. But after a little encouragement and few minutes’ reflection, they begin to come up with some interesting answers:
“I like liars who say, ‘That’s a nice jacket’ and don’t mention the 10 pounds I’ve gained. What’s that—a lie of omission?”
“I’m grateful for co-workers who ask me how my project is going, even if they’re just being polite.”
“My team leader tells us what a great job we’re doing. We ...