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Insights and Opinions: Can you just tell little business lies?

In our Insights and Opinions section this afternoon, we share an article from Dave Berkus, author and angel investor--who just released his book, BASIC BERKONOMICS--who asks: is it ever okay to tell a little business lie?


"He's not in right now." "I am going to the doctor at that time." "I paid only two dollars a unit to your competitor." Whether not true and used to avoid hurting someone's feelings, or whether used to gain an advantage in a negotiation, these little business lies are acceptable because they achieve their intended result without actually hurting the other party. Right?

Wrong in the long run, even if apparently harmless at the moment. (More...)


Read the rest of Dave's article, Can you just tell little business lies?.


 

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