We have all had to bite our tongues at work — let's picture a world where we don't need to. From mundane questions such as 'how are you?' to having to explain very complex company decisions, most of our workplace interactions have laid their foundations upon 'bending' the truth. Is this a vicious cycle? Lauren A. Taylor and David Berg contemplate that question and consider how a system that promotes truth-telling rather than punishing it can make for a far healthier working environment.