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Konstrukt542211dSo what do you mean, lie? Lie that you can do more than you actually can or rather lie that you can do certain things better than you do? I think there's a difference between lying and misjudging yourself.
Konstrukt542211dWell, I have to say that many people here quickly fall into tearful self-pity. Instead of thinking that you can't do anything, you can actually learn to fill in the gaps in your knowledge. But it is much easier to say that you can't change your situation...
Khepu161211dIf you lied to get there i would remove the word syndrome
Lying is a fact of adult life, unfortunately. You'll see a lot of posts around here referring to the fact that job postings ask for literally impossible skills, due to the lack of knowledge of job posters. Bosses force you to lie by asking hypothetical questions and suggesting the answer/soliciting a specific answer (doing otherwise can flatline your career, especially given that tactic indicates low emotional intelligence). We lie for the sake of sparing someone's feelings. Lying is in many ways the foundation of radical honesty (lying to yourself that you can sustain being that type of abuse sponge). If we feel like someone might be a physical danger to us, we might lie to truncate the interaction.
I wouldn't worry about it too much, everything conspires against your success. Just understand the difference between a political lie and a factual lie, and when to employ them. Most importantly, remember it's in the past, all you can do is move forward.