Posts Tagged ‘picking and choosing’

Pervasive dishonesty is unquintessential leadership and destroys trust and trustworthinessI think we’ve all encountered people in our lives who wouldn’t know the truth if it hit them in the face. They are fundamentally and pervasively dishonest about everything, whether it’s major or minor, big or small, important or unimportant.

One thing we learn quickly about pervasively dishonest people is that we can’t trust them or anything they say or do at all. The moment they speak or act, our guards go up and our minds start questioning how far from the facts – if there are even actual facts involved – they are straying or whether their words and actions are pure confabulation and never happened at all. (more…)