You Don't Have to Lie to Get Ahead - Forbes

You Don't Have to Lie to Get Ahead - Forbes - http://www.forbes.com Avatar Posted by amabaie under Success Stories
From http://www.forbes.com 3545 days ago
Made Hot by: smallbizwoman on May 10, 2012 3:42 am
Although CEO of Yahoo!, Scott Thompson, lied on his resume, you don’t have to. A little work experience that you could build on your own can get you started working on a professional career that you love. Here’s how…





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Written by tcamba
3420 days ago

Honesty will always be valued. I have always wanted to live an honest life but sadly, my exams tell me not to. But when it comes to business, nice guys will truly be at the top no matter what happens.



Written by bembridge
3545 days ago

As you say, being honest and focusing on doing the right thing (in this case about focus on the job in hand and actively go out an learn and adapt) is the best approach.

I believe strongly that "the good guys always win in the end". It has become all too common to turn a blind eye, and to push the boundaries to unacceptable limits. It may work in short term, but as you outline, a constant focus on growing and learning and trying things out has won through for you. It will for everyone. But one must have more of an eye on the medium and long term.



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