The Difference In Lying And Deception

One of the questions I get most often is “What’s the difference in lying and deception?”  That’s a great question because the difference is a bit unclear due to the way people use the word deception these days.

The use and meaning of the word lying hasn’t changed much at all.  Sans the fact saying “I misspoke” after being caught in a bold faced lie, seems to lessen the harshness of the act.

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Tell Me What You Want To Know About Body Language

A lot of people have been asking me if we can hang out so I can teach them how to know if someone is lying to them, or if somebody has the hots for them, or if someone isn’t telling them the whole story, all sorts of things like that. And those things are really easy to learn. I mean really easy. I can show you tons of them in just a few minutes.

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So I’m gonna make some time this month, March really, to put something together that answers all those questions. And if you’re interested in that at all, let me know what you want to learn, because I’m gonna start putting it together next week.

Your Eyes At Your Next Business Meeting

There are so many books, experts, studies, and “gut feelings” that tell you about body language and what to do with your eyes at your next business meeting.  As well as how to look at someone during that meeting.

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You hear “Don’t break eye contact because _______” and “Don’t blink too much because _______”.

Do you look at, or observe, someone differently: In a meeting than you do at Church? At the mall than at work? On a date than when ordering lunch?

I’m gonna break it down so it’s very easy to understand and way too simple to forget what to do with your eyes at your next business meeting…

What’s The Holy Grail of Body Language? (It’s not spotting a lie)

About 90% of the time, the first question I’m asked after I’ve given a talk on body language or deception detection, is “How can you tell when someone is lying?”.  That seems to be the Holy Grail of body language.  However, no one has ever asked me the most powerful question they should want the answer to if they think someone may be lying. Scott-Rouse-Holy-Grail-Of-Lies

This question has the answer that could tell you so much more about the person, what’s really going on, and what’s gonna happen next.  What’s the question?  Here it is: