What makes me respect another person?

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I was chatting with Manish Tiwari, Head of Marketing & Public relations at Mahindra Special Service Group

Alumnus of:

Harvard Business School,
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad

Who Worked with:
  • Microsoft
  • Jaguar
  • Land Rover

This week, I asked him to share some tips on how to improve the way of living.

He said, "Yeah for sure."

But,

As the head of a division, he is a very busy person.

He had 2-3 events of Public speaking, plus he had to handle his office work during this week.

So, I thought that it would not be possible in this week.

But,

Even in such a hectic schedule, he replied one day and interacted with me.

I was astonished and asked him, "How can you manage all this?"

He said, "This week was very hectic. Sorry for the delay but I promised you."

He kept his promise, that's very rare. That made me respect him even more.

I think that's why he so successful.
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    can you share his response to your question or was it to personal .
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  • Originally Posted by Ketan Pande View Post


    He kept his promise, that's very rare. That made me respect him even more.

    I think that's why he so successful.
    He may be so successful for other reasons as well.

    But a mark of a true professional is that they honor their commitments and keep their word, even when it's inconvenient...or isn't to their advantage.

    It's a hallmark of Integrity.
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    • Profile picture of the author expmrb
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      He may be so successful for other reasons as well.

      But a mark of a true professional is that they honor their commitments and keep their word, even when it's inconvenient...or isn't to their advantage.

      It's a hallmark of Integrity.
      Exactly correct.

      And even if he or she is really busy then they should send someone who will attend and resolve on their behalf instead of just saying some excuse.
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      • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
        Originally Posted by expmrb View Post

        Exactly correct.

        And even if he or she is really busy then they should send someone who will attend and resolve on their behalf instead of just saying some excuse.
        im a success im a success, well i will be when i learn to use apostrophes
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  • The honest person to himself is an honest person to others which reflects the way he behave and act in his life.
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  • Accountability is the key to success.

    Have something in your life that holds you accountable and you'll shoot to the moon.

    It really helps you get things done.
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    • Profile picture of the author ctrlaltdelete
      Originally Posted by allgoodthingswillcome View Post

      Accountability is the key to success.
      I totally agree. When you take responsibility for your actions whether they are mistakes or not, it makes others respect you because you are brave enough to admit you were wrong and to make amends for it.

      Whenever I decide to take a leap of faith and get a beginner from job sites, more often than not I don't judge them by their first output. Bad output can be improved in time if the person really wants to become better and grow their career. Rather, I try and see how they deal with late deliveries or subpar work. Do they apologize and actually try to do better next time, or do they just keep making excuses and say it's not their fault?
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Probably when a professional, shows compassion for someone just starting out!

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  • What made you say this? That screams an urge for help.
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  • Profile picture of the author oppyeaunome
    Keeping a promise is one of the best things you can do in life. Your situation shows why it's so important. If you know you won't be able to do something, then don't promise the other person that you'll do it.

    It's better to not promise and let someone down, then to promise them and let them down. The latter is harder to deal with.

    I don't even know who the guy is you spoke with, but I have mad respect for him myself.
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  • Outside of business, I judge a person by how they treat others. Especially people that are working for them, or people that serve them, like waiters.

    How do they talk about others? Do they show jealousy? Do they blame others for their failings?

    Or do they accept responsibility, even when it's someone else's fault (like an employee)?

    Kindness is a big deal to me.

    When I used to hire salespeople, I would invite the spouse in with the rep. I wanted to see how they interact. Is the husband blaming the wife? Is the wife angry at the husband? Are there lots of passive aggressive digging going on?

    I hate drama. It wasn't that I cared if they had a happy home life, I just didn't want it in the workplace...where it inevitably showed up.
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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      Kindness is a big deal to me.
      I don't understand.
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      • Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        I don't understand.

        kind·ness
        ˈkīn(d)nəs/Submit
        noun
        the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.
        synonyms: kindliness, kindheartedness, warmheartedness, affection, warmth, gentleness, concern, care; More
        a kind act.
        plural noun: kindnesses
        "it is a kindness I shall never forget"
        synonyms: kindliness, kindheartedness, warmheartedness, affection, warmth, gentleness, concern, care.


        I hope that helps.
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    Their irresistible vibes.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
    He literally promised you?

    Promises seem like something a person would do when they've known another person for a long time, like something a friend would do.

    I've never known a new acquaintance to promise anything, especially business related.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Some folks have a problem with 'kindness' because it doesn't involve 'payback' and it's not 'all about me'.

    If those two 'things' are involved, kindness isn't.

    Thinking about it - kindness may be one of the more difficult human traits to 'fake'.
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    • Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      Some folks have a problem with 'kindness' because it doesn't involve 'payback' and it's not 'all about me'.

      If those two 'things' are involved, kindness isn't.

      Thinking about it - kindness may be one of the more difficult human traits to 'fake'.
      I honestly can't remember who originally had this in his Signature, but it says
      "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle".

      It struck me as true, and a wise way to see others.
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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        I honestly can't remember who originally had this in his Signature, but it says
        "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle".

        It struck me as true, and a wise way to see others.
        everyone's fighting hard battles..and when you are unkind to people you become an enemy they might decide to fight right now ..

        I had being kind to people work out for me quite often while i was in Vegas working as a street performer on the Strip until the city phased in a ban .several times ..and had people there to help me when i was to drunk to help myself.. It was The strip you can be drunk in public on the strip just passing out drunk is bad ..

        Because being kind to people or most people.. and if there are people you don't want to be kind to .. you are better of interacting with them as little as possible ..and i think those people are the ones Claude describes kindly as unkind ..

        Anyone who would actually think and have no problem letting you get eaten by a bear if he or she can just outrun you .. ..one second your best friend next second .. business is business .. i just need to tie my shoes and run faster than you to live ..
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    Gotta figure kindness expects the fyooture while makin' minimal demand upon its resources.

    Leastaways -- that is what my Personal Kindness Guru says.

    Best part is, her $1000 course got a 1-to-1 Skype option where I get to practice bein' fake.

    That way, if I don't feel like bein' genuinely kind IRL, I can pro out on the deal on a pragmatically Claudesy ticket

    Been 6 months now ... but I am tryin' my best.

    tbh if it weren't for Gemima bein' so sweet an' all, prolly I woulda quit.

    But she offered outsidea the regular tooition to tame my "inner bitch" -- an' I drew real succor from that personal touch.

    I also drew $10,000 outta my account and transferred it over to her right away.

    It's a "payin' forward" trick I picked up from her very first session 'bout howya should never deny disabled kids their once-in-a-lifetime splasharound in a pool fulla dolphins.

    (I know Warrior Forum got rules 'bout droppin' affiliate links an' such, but it turns out Gemima's kid brother got born without no head, so jus' Google Adam Puddleduck an' plz be generous cos he havin' such a difficult time rn.)
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  • Profile picture of the author Immortal Fascist
    His ability to deliver the message and convincing me he's not the middle man because I don't have time for posers. I want the message to be lucidly clear and gems have to be gleaned from this message. If I'm stuck in a rut his message better set me free as I bail out from fallacy.

    In a world deprived of originality, I'm in a feverish search for the real thing that will propel me from the get go.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rasa2722
    Yes keeping up with your promises is like putting deposits in the bank accounts. It pays very well over the years as it compounds just like money does. In other words the more integrated you are the more you gain self respect and get respect from others. Law of nature.
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    He comes back from turns with the protruding killer whale head...splitting air in half. A remarkable confidence with the reassurance of a mastermind.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Treat people with love Ketan, and humans respect you.

    I respect folks who predominantly (mostly LOL) love others. I actually respect people who show some love, and then, hate. Because hate = pain/fear, and being compassionate, I have been in pain, and afraid. Just like these folks. But I release this crowd quickly. No time or energy being a savior; people see light via their own choice, and do so on their own time.

    As for responding, I am compassionate, loving and genuine. But I could never ever ever respond to all folks. Workload issue. So I'd say, look at someone's entire body of work. Aka, how generous they are across all platforms, independent of if they do or do not respond to you buddy. This gives you a fair, realistic filter for dealing with and respecting incredibly driven, successful, compassionate folks.

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    Brass balls command respect.

    Period.
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