The Sad Death of the Truth

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Every day I’m bombarded with lies, misrepresentations and half truths. It’s really sad. Why can’t people simply tell the truth?

Anthony Weiner, Congressman says his Twitter account was hacked and lewd pictures were doctored. A lie!

Here are some examples:

  • LI firm sued for fake news sites selling supplement

  • Fraud suits jam LI copier firm

  • Tests Reveal Mis-labeling of Fish

  • LI copier company sued for fraud

It’s not just cooking the books. Some people post lies online. They forge signatures. They post fake pictures online. They try to sell you a cheap species of fish by deceiving you.

See this very attractive blond young lady – who’s an executive for OutBound Excellence? One small problem – she does not exist (Click underlined words to see the person who outed him.)

The owner of that tiny one person company (a middle-aged man by the way) just removed this image from the Linkedin profile. (But he added another young lady’s picture.)

It’s clear that honesty is in short supply today.

I’m sick of it. What about you?
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Jeff Ogden (@fearlesscomp) is the honest and trustworthy President of the B2B lead generation consultancy, Find New Customers. He presented “How to Build a Great Personal Brand” at the 140 Social Media Conference on Long Island on May 26th and will appear on Sales Lead Management Radio on June 9th.

Find New Customers helps companies (with between 150 and 5,000 employees who sell complex products to businesses) to implement world-class lead generation programs. As companies struggle to create quality sales opportunities, they turn to lead generation companies like Find New Customers.


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