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10 small things you can start doing today to be a more respectful coworker

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: Respect Tips, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

Showing respect doesn't always require an overt or grand gesture. There are also several small behaviors that can be practiced on a day-to-day basis that can demonstrate respect towards others. Keeping the following tips in mind will ensure that you are part of creating a culture of respect within your professional or personal lives.

Five Tips for Respectful Interaction in the Workplace

By | January 28th, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respect Tips|Tags: , |

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.

Respect Tip: Addresss Someone by Name

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

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Offer a Verbal Compliment

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

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Recommend Someone

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

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. [...]

Respect Tip: Seek Someone Else’s Opinion

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

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Give Public Recognition

By | July 17th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|Tags: |

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Empathize With a Set-Back or Loss

By | July 10th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|Tags: |

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Defend Someone Publicly

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

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 [...]

Respect Tip: Give Your Undivided Attention

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

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 [...]