Performance Perspectives Blog

Accuracy in reporting

by | Dec 14, 2010

We all by now know of Madoff’s illicit activities, which resulted in many victims, the most recent being his older son who took his life last week. But even Bernie can’t compete with the leader of North Korea in reporting HIS performance. Okay, maybe I accept the 300 perfect game the first time he bowled … was probably just a lucky streak. But a 38 under par golf outing? Well, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch.

I guess his claims are such that anyone familiar with these sports KNOWS they’re bogus. And I think THAT’S the point … that if you’re knowledgeable, you can quickly see through someone’s lies. But the problem is that sometimes even the brightest fall victim.

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