The Top 10 White Lies Managers Tell – Infographic

For the most part, executives and managers are honest people. But all of us find ourselves in the position of telling a “little white lie” from time to time. ManageElite asked 1,133 executives and managers which “white lies” they have told. We gave them a list of 33 lies. Here are the Top 10. How many have you told? 1. “I was just getting ready to call you.”  49.4% A convenient lie for those … [Read more...]

The Top 5 (er, 27 and counting …) white lies every manager tells

“Honey, do I look fat in this?” “NO.” Good answer … and three cheers for the harmless fib! Where would we be without little white lies? We all do it, though some of us are far better (and more habitual) at it than others. Psychologists say we were all very capable of looking our parents right in the eye and deliberately lying to them by the ripe young age of six. It’s just part and … [Read more...]