Sometimes facts don’t line up with the truth.
This may sound like a word game, but bear with me. What I mean is this: How a person feels at a given moment is a fact. The person — be it an employee, shareholder, your child or your spouse — indeed feels a certain way, but the truth about the circumstance in that moment may be far different than how he or she feels about it.
Based on the essay “The Truth Is” by Mark Whitmore – read the whole essay here.