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A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Due regard for the feelings, wishes, rights, or traditions of others. a feeling or understanding that someone or something is important, serious, etc., and should be treated in an appropriate way


1) Treat people with courtesy, politeness, and kindness.

2) Encourage coworkers to express opinions and ideas.

3) Listen to what others have to say before expressing your viewpoint. Never speak over or interrupt another person. Listen and stop formulating rebuttals and responses in your mind when you need to focus on listening to the other person.

4) Use peoples' ideas to change or improve work. Let employees know that you used their idea or encourage them to implement it.

5) Never insult, use name-calling, disparage, or belittle people or their ideas.

6) Do not constantly criticize, judge, demean, or patronize a worker. A series of seemingly trivial actions added up over time constitutes bullying.

7) Be aware of your body language, tone of voice, and your demeanor and expression in all of your interactions at work. People hear what you're really saying in addition to listening to your words.

8) Improve your ability to interact with coworkers and supervisors based on the awareness you've gained dealing with people and your emotional intelligence. This will help you to relate with empathy and better understand those with whom you work.

9) Treat employees fairly and equally. Treating people differently can constitute harassment, discrimination, or a hostile work environment.

10) Include all coworkers in meetings, discussions, training, and events. While not every person can participate in every activity, do not marginalize, exclude or leave out any one person. Provide an equal opportunity for employees to participate in committees, task forces, or continuous improvement teams. Solicit volunteers and try to involve everyone.

11) Offer praise more frequently. Encourage praise and recognition among employees, as well as from supervisors.

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