12 Aug '11, 3pm

Leadership & Little White Lies: How Those Seemingly Harmless Fibs And Half-Truths Can Hurt Your Business

by Dave Anderson, author of “How to Lead by The Book: Proverbs, Parables, and Principles to Tackle Your Toughest Business Challenges “ Picture this: It’s 4:30 p.m. on a Friday afternoon at the end of an exhausting week. You’ve finally reached a good stopping place on your work and everything seems on track for a clean break when 5:00 rolls around. Suddenly, the phone rings. You glance at your Caller ID screen and cringe. It’s your most talkative client — the long-winded one who typically calls “just to chat” and keeps you occupied for hours on end. So what do you do now? Do you take the call and resign yourself to a late start on the weekend? Or do you have your receptionist tell him that you’ve already left for the day so you can deal with him on Monday? If you opt for the white lie, you’re not alone. We’re all guilty of stretching the truth every now and then, and some o...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/08/12/leadership-little...

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