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A colleague shared with me the presentation they have prepared for their promotion case. I worked with them on multiple projects during the year and I can clearly see that some of the claims on the deck are wild exaggeration or lies. For example, managed changes in scope for Project X including contract changes. Plot twist: there never was a change of scope for Project X and the contract is exactly the same. How can people be so dishonest? How far can you go before truth catching up?

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Isn’t that consulting is all about? Selling projects for which we got no idea and read a blog to be presented as SME? 🤷🏼‍♂️

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I hear these stories every year. Timmy, the new college hire, within 4 months on his first project personally led a team of 60, directly managing their day to day activities.

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There have been stories of CEOs being fired once it was discovered that they didn’t earn the degree they claimed they did. Just accept that there are wildly unethical people at level of society. They are playing a different game than you.

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Is a person a liar if they truly believe something?

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Alternative facts?? LOL

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OP, your friend is clearly at the right place at D!

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