Spotting the Lies in the Data Center, Liespotting ideas

If you said you were trying to find the lies in the data center to make it greener, people will think you are strange.  If you asked someone to spot the lies in the data center, most would say we have a high availability with security systems that prevent thieves.  But, what few think about is lying is ingrained in human behavior.  How so, consider this post on workplace deception.

5 Surprising Truths About Workplace Deception

“Honesty is the best policy.” Sounds so old-fashioned, doesn’t it?

In today’s workplace, honesty isn’t always the first choice for business conduct. Fudging the truth is awfully tempting, no matter where you sit in the chain of command. From cooking the books to fibbing on resumes to having a co-worker “punch out” for you, there are a thousand ways people engage in deception at work.

Here are the top five lies in the workplace.

  • 1. More than 80% of college undergraduates will lie in an attempt to get a job.
  • 2. You will be lied to on the first day of your new job—within the first 10 minutes!
  • 3 Phone calls are nearly 3x as likely to contain lies as emails.
  • 4. People are significantly more likely to lie to coworkers than to strangers.
  • 5. When the stakes are high, a negotiator will almost always lie if given the opportunity.