A closer look at the evolution of this very topical term.
What is Respect in the Workplace? Respect is an active process of nonjudgmentally engaging people from all backgrounds with the intent to increasing your awareness and your effectiveness. It is demonstrated in a manner that esteems both yourself self and those with whom you interact. Regardless of how you demonstrate respect, it should be [...]
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.
Every one of us has unique views and opinions. With over 7 billion people on this planet, it's no wonder that we see things differently from one another. These differing viewpoints can lead to disagreements, arguments, and even violence. Most of us like to think that we're open-minded and respectful towards those who see [...]
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
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.
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.
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 the best out of us (sometimes even more than we knew was there ourselves). Unfortunately, many of us have had [...]
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.
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.