Respect Tips

Five Tips for Respectful Interaction in the Workplace

There are tons of rules in society, some written and some implicit— a red light means stop and most people obey. In the workplace there are established rules of respect as well. The following are 5 tips to help your organization create a culture of respect.

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Respect Tip: Addresss Someone by Name

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.

This is a major issue for me. It’s a twofold reason too. First, it is important to personally acknowledge someone and secondly, it is necessary to address them with the correct name.

Acknowledging […]

By |August 28th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|1 Comment

Respect Tip: Offer a Verbal Compliment

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.

The other day when I got into the elevator in our office building there were two other women already in there. One of the women had on a brightly […]

By |August 14th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|3 Comments

Respect Tip: Recommend Someone

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.

Last month, I mentioned a former supervisor of mine who supported and empathized with me when I was laid off from my first professional position out of graduate school. Well, […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|0 Comments

Respect Tip: Seek Someone Else’s Opinion

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 

One of the best working relationships I ever had was with a colleague who always sought my opinion. In turn, I always sought her opinion too. Because of this mutual opinion […]

By |July 24th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|0 Comments

Respect Tip: Give Public Recognition

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 
As the old saying goes, “praise pays.” And what’s better than private praise is giving public recognition for a job well done. Oh, and I am not talking about […]

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Respect Tip: Empathize With a Set-Back or Loss

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was laid off from my first position after graduate school, working there less than a year. It was a devastating situation […]

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Respect Tip: Defend Someone Publicly

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 
I once worked for the same supervisor for many years. I was pretty sure that she knew me pretty well, both personally and professionally. So imagine my surprise, when someone, who did not know […]

By |July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|0 Comments

Respect Tip: Give Your Undivided Attention

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 
I remember a colleague once telling me about a former supervisor he worked for early in his career. This person would clear his entire desk – even putting his […]

By |June 26th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|0 Comments

Respect Tip: Show Interest

For the rest of the summer, we will feature Respect Tips inspired by the Why Respect Matters section of the recently released Respect Effect by Paul Meshanko.
 

When people respond to the question of what makes them feel respected in our training programs, one of the many responses we receive is if someone shows an interest in, not […]

By |June 19th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|0 Comments