1. Use the Words “Please” and “Thank You” Generously
Treat people as you would expect to be treated if the roles were reversed.
2. Remember Names and Use Them Frequently
Hearing our name makes us feel good. Be careful though: If you use a name too much, it can appear manipulative.
3. Remain Civil Despite Provocation
Disagreements and conflict are a part of everyday life. However, there is an appropriate time and place to hash out disputes when cooler heads can prevail.
4. Show Respect for Others at All Times
Someone once said that respect was a two-way street – if you want to get it, you have to give it.
In a world of 24/7 electronic communication and constant multitasking, it is easy to ignore or pay partial attention to the person speaking to you. Intended or not, texting during group meetings, taking calls during personal meetings, or impatiently glancing at your watch in the midst of a conversation signals to the physical speaker in front of you that he or she is not important enough to deserve your full attention. Therefore, it is important to take the time to listen.
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