A: Yes. Absolutely. It’s revealing that you’re distinguishing between outright lies and mere inflating of the truth! That indicates you’re already fudging facts and heading down a slippery slope. Rather than pad, look for opportunities to do the work you’d like to boast about. And next time you’re tempted to exaggerate, ask yourself, “How could I prove this?” Even if you don’t need proof, it’ll help you stay honest.