The strict definition of a lie is is to deliberately make a false statement We Lie To.... Everyone & that Everyone lies to some degree On average, twice each day we tell an outright lie Only 31% of the US believes that Honesty is the best policy Women typically lie in order to protect others Men, however, typically lie to gain power The greater the perceived punishment, the easier to detect deception
According to the NACB 80% of resumes contain an outright lie
25% of all lies that are told are to those whom we are closest too
We lie in 30-38% of all of or interactions with others We lie to about 30 people each week With all media we are exposed to about 7 lies an hour 91% of the US population admitted to lying “regularly” In General…
Men lie more than women and that, Young men lie more often than old men The number one reason we lie is self-preservation By the age of three 1/3 of all children start telling lies
By age 7 that number increases to 98% 23% of people admit to lying in an interview Overall the person we lie to the most is… our selves AND If you are attempting to find a lie… You will find one!--This presents the greatest risk of all. Far too often normal everyday gestures are misinterpreted due to lack of training, This is perhaps the best reason to discover the skill in evaluating all communication and the importance of ascertaining the true meaning of it.