Thursday, June 24, 2010

Willy Thinks all Should Tell the Truth

Question that Willy is asking himself this morning is "When is it wrong to tell the truth?

Well, it appears that it is wrong to tell the truth if you want to keep your job.

Assume that someone told you and many millions of people that he was going to bring certain people home from a certain country in one year and he did not do that. That means that he did not tell the truth. Willy guesses that is ok to not tell the truth because that person still has his job.

Assume that a person had a meeting with a very important person - ultimately his boss and when he left that meeting he felt very disappointed because his boss did not seem to even know who he was or did not seem to understand the job that he had been hired to do. Suppose that person walked off and told someone that "my boss seemed to not be fully engaged - did not fully understand the job he had hired me to do" From everything that Willy sees that seems to be the truth about the boss.

Should the worker be fired because the boss did not like the statement or should he be praised for telling the truth. Should the boss realize that he is not truly engaged and praise the person for calling his attention to his downfall and pledge to improve.

No - if someone tells you about a fault you have - Willy says Fire Him

Willy has rambled enough. You know what Willy is talking about.

10-4 Willy

1 comment:

Sandee said...

I'll be glad when said person is no longer in Washington and returns to Chicago where he's better suited. Just saying.

The general crossed the line though and now he's gone. You know the military rules as well as I do. You don't talk smack about the commander and chief, even though he's a weakling in my books. The generals book too. :)