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What is the Importance of Respect in the Workplace & How it Affects Employees (Explained)
What is Respect in the Workplace? Respect is a feeling when you treat someone well for their qualities or character traits, but respect can also be a manifestation of dignity towards people. Respect should be [...]
The Inclusion Illusion
There is no escaping the conclusion that we have work to do if we truly desire to create a more equitable economy and society. If inequity in our society is compelling enough for you to commit to take action, here are 4 examples of meaningful actions you can start doing to become an active inclusionist.
Disrespectful Employees: How to Handle them Easily? (Strategies from A to Z)
What is Employee Disrespect? Employee disrespect is considered as any act type of behavior by the employees which are inappropriate and unethical. It includes many things such as verbal abuse, loud tone, and bullying. This [...]
Examples of Showing Respect to Others & Why it’s Important?
All of us live in a world which is filled with conflict. Worldviews and opinions like and dislikes, they all vary as the number of people on this planet. The vast majority of us like [...]
Race, Place and Social Change
June 5, 2020 panel discussion featuring: Paul Meshanko, Author of The Respect Effect; Dr. Helen Holton, Former Baltimore City Councilwoman; Vic McCraw, Former State Director, Peace Officer Standards & Training; Amos White, CEO, White Internet Marketing
The World’s Best Adaptability & Resilience Training is Now Available Online (Try it for FREE!)
For over 50 years, Increasing Human Effectiveness® has been recognized as the world’s best individually-focused adaptability and change management program. Until today, IHE has only been available as a live, in-person workshop. In light of the global Coronavirus crisis, our team has decided to produce and release a beta version of the very first IHE E-Learning series ever.
10 Simple Things You Can Do (and NOT Do) to Practice Civility, Respect & Inclusion at Work
Sometimes the easiest things to do on occasion are the hardest to turn into regular habits. Why? Because developing new habits is tricky, requiring both intention and practice. This is particularly true when it comes to being more respectful, civil and inclusive in our work behaviors because our brains our constantly trying to balance doing what’s best for ourselves vs. what’s good for others. Here are 10 really basic things we can incorporate into our day-to-day interactions with co-workers that will benefit them and potentially help ourselves at the same time.
How to Be a Better Leader by Connecting with Respect
Most of us have had at least one opportunity to report to a truly great leader or manager. Great leaders inspire us, challenge us, help us see the big picture and find ways to get [...]
Using Science to Help Run Better Meetings
We've all been a part of "meetings from hell" - late starting meetings with no agenda that run long and accomplish nothing. If this scenario sounds even a little bit familiar, have no fear. It turns out that science actually offers up some pretty simple and straightforward strategies that can benefit us all.
The Road to Inclusion Starts with Respect
Sometimes, we humans have a tendency to make things more difficult for ourselves than necessary. We overthink, over-analyze and generally over-complicate the process of solving problems that have simple solutions. That said, simple does not mean easy. In fact, the simpler and more straightforward a solution, oftentimes the greater the mental and behavioral inertia is that has to be overcome. Such is the case of pursuing truly inclusive societies and workplaces. The good news is that that there is a relatively simple (not saying easy) process we can all commit to in order to become more inclusive and cultivate our sense of “us” and “we.” In a word, it’s RESPECT.
Tips from pros! How good managers achieve more engaged employees
Research has shown that an employee who is happy and engaged is likely to be more productive, less likely to complain and more motivated. However, not all companies understand that it is fundamental to keep employees motivated in order to persuade them to be more productive. Here are some useful tips that might help you increase company productivity with the help of your staff personnel.