When you think about the things that you need to do as an entrepreneur to succeed in business, earning respect may not necessarily make your list ahead of things such as online marketing, networking and more. True respect is something that is earned, and when it is something that you strive for as an business owner and employer, it can add tremendous value for you, your employees and your customers. If you can earn it from others, you have already won something you can’t put a price tag on.
Respect must be earned. It takes time and mindfulness. But your efforts to win over your team and clients is well worth the effort. You can can lay the groundwork for being a more respectful person and work to earn it in return by doing the following:
Respect isn’t freely given, but a great way to begin your efforts to gain it is to simply treat others how you wish to be treated. If you want respect from your employees and your clients, you must first be willing to give it and work to earn it for yourself.
By Meagan Kerlin for Vertu Marketing LLC