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Be warned: powerful people make better liars

A study has recently been conducted in which scientists tested a range of people, both employees and bosses. The study focuses on comfort and success of these individuals when lying. The really interesting and potentially applicable part of this study for us is the finding is that people in more powerful roles such as CEOs, portfolio managers, politicians and elite athletes show fewer involuntary signs of lying such as shoulder shrugging, increased speed when talking.

Click here to read the full Harvard Business Review Article where Professor Carney shares his findings.


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