Building A BEST YOU Has This Ingredient In It

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Respect NatureIn building a BEST you as a professional business person for your clients as well as a human being in your personal life, ONE key ingredient to work on within yourself as a trait is

   R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Yes I know there is a song that spells that out but it is recognizing two key things:

1) we and they are imperfect, and acknowleding that what gets on your nerves some days is just flaws of being human will allow you to as a foundation have more TOLERANCE with people

2) the second key point is asking yourself is what you are doing or saying, HURTING another in some way?

If you are hurting someone you are not respecting them.

The Golden Rule as a yardstick, is how would you feel if YOU were treated this way? If not good, there is your answer on the proper respectful way to talk or do things with others.

Respect really is not that hard in society, but in so many people in their character it almost seems like a lost art form or something. Respectulness of others, parents, teachers, co-workers, strangers, significant others, the less fortunate, freinds, the older or poor or infirmed. It does come down to core decency, and flat out some people just choose to live indecent abhorrent lives. Can't change that but we all can work on being respectful ourselves.

Go the extra mile with being respectful at all times with others. It is another one of those "light shining moments" from your spirit within in the world. It will definitely make a difference.

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Sharon Lee
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Very true Gary-I will also add that the first person to respect is YOURSELF. If you don't then how will others.

July 21, 2012 10:29 AM
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Paula McDonald
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Gary,

That word just doesn't seem to be important or in so many people's vocabulary anymore.  You can't turn on the TV anymore without seeing all the mud slinging going around.  How hard is it to treat someone as you would like to be treated???

July 21, 2012 10:31 AM
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Li Read
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Very wise post, Gary...so important!

July 21, 2012 10:43 AM
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Dick Greenberg
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
New Paradigm Partners LLC

Hi Gary - Civility - one of the key markers of respect - is a endangered characteristic of modern day society. We all need to work on bringing it back one action at a time.

July 21, 2012 12:03 PM
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Gene Mundt
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Wo, Gary!  Unbelievably timely post and topic for me today.   One that I think would do us all good to read .. and contemplate.  So I'm Featuring this ...

Featured in BananaTude!

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Congratulations!

 

Gene

July 21, 2012 12:26 PM
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Kevin J. May

Gary, watching a TV evangelist lask week, which I rarely ever do, RESPECT was covered so inspirationally.  To some it comes naturally many others need to learn it, sadly.    

July 21, 2012 02:53 PM
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William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Gary...the only way to garner respect is to give respect.  Almost impossible to have it both ways

July 21, 2012 03:05 PM
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Kathy Sheehan
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Gary, you are a wise man.  I really liked the message in your post.

July 21, 2012 03:37 PM
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Susan Neal
Fair Oaks CA & Sacramento Area Real Estate Broker
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Hi Gary - This is an important thing for people to learn, and I'm surprised that some people apparently don't get taught this by their parents when they were kids.  I'm sometimes embarassed by the way some folks treat waitresses, flight attendants, and others in the service business.  And some real estate agents need to learn to treat their clients and other agents with more respect as well.

I love your illustration of respect.  If that is a real photo, it sure shows respect for that lonely tree.

July 21, 2012 03:38 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten
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Gary this piggy backs off the post I wrote the other day about the importance of being respectful.  Amen!

July 21, 2012 07:07 PM
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
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Gary, It is so important to only work with buyers and sellers you like and respect!

Margaret

July 22, 2012 08:15 PM
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Mike Warren
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Yeah, I like your post Gary. It is definitely true. Thumbs up!

July 22, 2012 08:54 PM
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Patricia Aulson
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So true,  you need to respect yourself first, then others.  

 

Patricia Aulson/ Seqacoast NH & ME REALTOR

July 26, 2012 09:16 AM
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