Examples of Showing Respect to Others & Why it’s Important?

By |2020-09-18T09:51:34-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Respect Tips, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 to believe we're open-minded toward individuals who see the world uniquely in contrast to how we do. We know it's [...]

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Respect is about Exploring Our Uniqueness…Not Pretending We’re All the Same

By |2019-10-01T17:24:13-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Best of our Blog, Cultural Tourism, Interviews, Our Favorite Posts, Respect Tips, Respectful Workplace|

Have you ever heard people proudly exclaim that they are color blind? Or, more broadly, that they treat everyone the same? While that sounds great on the surface (think of Golden Rule), the actual premise for that notion is antiquated at best. At its worst, it can be downright disrespectful. Why? Because we are not all the same.

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

By |2019-09-11T15:06:49-04:00March 6th, 2017|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.

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Respect Tip: Addresss Someone by Name

By |2017-01-13T13:42:08-05:00August 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 |2017-01-13T13:42:08-05:00August 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 |2017-01-13T13:42:08-05:00July 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. [...]

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Respect Tip: Seek Someone Else’s Opinion

By |2017-01-13T13:42:08-05:00July 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 [...]

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Respect Tip: Give Public Recognition

By |2020-01-31T12:15:49-05:00July 17th, 2012|Categories: Respect Tips|Tags: |

The following is part of our series of featured 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 [...]

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Respect Tip: Empathize With a Set-Back or Loss

By |2017-01-13T13:42:08-05:00July 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 [...]

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