Getting the Truth: Discover the Real Message. Know Truth. Know Deception

By Joe Koenig

This book’s author is a CFE

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Getting the Truth: Discover the Real Message. Know Truth. Know Deception


"Getting the Truth" won the 2016 Montaigne Medal Finalist Award and the 2016 Indie General Non-Fiction Finalist Award. This book shows you how to identify deception and discover the real message in your interviews. Using real-life examples, you will gain the skill and insight needed to uncover the truth.

You Will Discover How To:

  • Recognize incomplete lies as the partial truth
  • Uncover deception nurtured by imprecise communication
  • Structure questions to get the truth
  • Analyze statements to expose the facts

Product Details

This book's author is a CFE.
Label Value
ISBN 978-1-614-85320-6
Publisher Principia Media
Published Copyright 2014
Pages 208
Format Paperback

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Becoming a Trained Observer
Chapter 2 When is a Lie, a Lie?
Chapter 3 Tracks
Chapter 4 Alvin – The Communications Process
Chapter 5 Denials
Chapter 6 Introductions
Chapter 7 Contamination (Fruit of the Poisonous Tree)
Chapter 8 Minimizing Contamination
Chapter 9 Intentional and Sustaining Contamination
Chapter 10 How to Ask the Right Question, the Right Way
Chapter 11 Statement Examples and Analysis
Chapter 12 Investments
Chapter 13 Exercises

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