There are common lies that many people tell, whether it’s about receiving an email or how much they love your new haircut (they actually hate it).
Such fibs are usually designed to prevent hurt feelings or to dodge a disagreement, and there’s often not a lot of repercussions beyond annoyance.
But when your boss tells you a lie, it’s a whole different ball game. When the boss lies, it can affect not only your current job, but your entire career.
Just as you gain skills in other parts of your job, it’s time to learn how to spot when the boss is lying to you.
Without it, you’re at the mercy of a manager who may have his own agenda and may not be committed to your success.
Daniel Ribacoff, author of “I Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator,” says that anyone can use simple techniques to detect if a boss is lying.
Ribacoff, the founder and CEO of International Investigative Group Ltd., says that you can even spot lies in emails or texts using a law enforcement (read more here)