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.
The following are 10 quotes that we feature in our Coffee & Keynote card deck that we give to participants during our Connecting With Respect training. These quotes help remind us of what it means to be a respectful person, along with followup actions that you can take today to promote the values of respect in your workplace.
The trend toward increased diversity in the American workforce isn’t good or bad, it’s just the way it is and the way it will be in the future. What will allow organizations to engage their diverse workforces and thrive amidst this demographic shift is simple. RESPECT.
In Road to Respect, I talk about the fact that it is not the absence of disrespect in and of itself that creates superior business results. Rather it is the releasing of individual potential that a respectful workplace fosters that produces that outcome. Respectful, relationship based cultures create an environment where people feel connected, where they want to contribute to their full potential and are empowered to do so.
“A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.” ~ Unknown The most effective leaders don't use words to lead, they use their actions. Think about it. Who, as a leader, has influenced you the most in your life or career? Do you remember them more for the words they spoke to you [...]
“The glass ceiling will go away when women help other women break through that ceiling.” Indra Nooyi CEO, PepsiCo. Ltd I came across the quote above recently, and it got me thinking about the factors that contribute to success - specifically the relationship between support and success. While many of us might agree with the [...]