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Honesty is not the best policy!

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Yup, but depends, it's kind of a fine line, or a 50-50 situation or even a 60-40 risk but still it's worth the effort to putforth your ideas!

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In some cases it definitely backfires!

I’m always honest and while I feel like it can definitely be hurtful to people, I feel like they respect me and come to me for advice more.

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