Do powerful people make better liars?

A few days ago I was introduced to a vendor who was trying to sell his property. As I asked him a few questions about his property, I noticed that he fidgeted with his hands, scratched behind his ear lopes and sometimes avoided eye contacts. Through his behaviour, I sensed that he was trying to hide something and decided to invest my interest elsewhere. He works as a Taxi Driver.

Dana Carney, Assistant Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Business:
Only the low-power liars could be "seen" as lying... People with power lied more easily and effectively, which is troubling.

Now, what intrigues me is how do you know when people with power and authority lie?

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Harvard Business Review

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