Posts Tagged ‘Respect’

“Atomic Habits”

Catchy book titles grab my attention. That’s the case with the book Atomic Habits. I discovered one fresh insight that was worth reading the entire book. Here it is: Whether good or bad, habits accumulate. They have a compounding influence I did not think about before.  Positive habits associated with productivity, knowledge, and relationships can…

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Three Important Things

What are the 3 most important things a parent can teach a child? According to a New York Post survey published December 16, 2018, they are, “Be respectful,” “be thankful for what you have” and “honesty is the best policy.”  That’s not a bad list. Seems that if we got these three right, we’d have…

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What’s in a name?

Dictionaries define a good name as “a person’s high standing among others.”  We associate words that describe a good name dignity, good report, honor, prestige, reputation, repute, respect, and status.”  A good name means people can depend on you. Seems that people can’t depend on much anymore. Can they depend on you? Do they know…

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Respect in the workplace

There is a myth floating around some leadership circles. The myth sounds something like this: “Once you’re elevated to a position of leadership, you no longer have anything to do with ‘small’ tasks.” Menial tasks are seen as “below” your new paygrade. It’s just not true. Young leaders can fall into the trap of “disrespect for others.”…

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Ready to answer some questions?

I came across two sets of questions on the internet. Just for fun, answer them in your mind (don’t google the answers, ok?). 1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world; 2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners; 3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest; 4. Name ten people…

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