Tag Archives: The Respectful Leader

The Book District Podcast

by in Media, Press, Respectful Leadership

3 big ideas discussed in this episode: The two most common leadership styles “Command & Control” and “Carrot & Stick” are unproductive, unsustainable and disrespectful. A much more effective and positive style is needed, “Respectful Leadership.” Respect is contagious: recent discoveries in neuroscience consistently support the concept that if we treat others with genuine respect, […]

6 Steps to Rebuilding Respect at Work

by in Collaborative Innovation, Managing Conflict, Productivity & Performance

When I published my most recent book, The Respectful Leader, in 2016, employee surveys were giving us early warning signals of disrespectful behavior increasing in the workplace. Leading up to the U.S. presidential election, the political climate and the amount of incivility in public discourse continued to heat up. Shortly afterward, disrespect started to rocket […]

“The Respectful Leader” Wins Gold Medal

by in Books, Press

“The Respectful Leader: Seven Ways to Influence Without Intimidation” by Gregg Ward wins gold medal from the Axiom Business Book Awards SAN DIEGO, CA — “The Respectful Leader: Seven Ways to Influence Without Intimidation” by Gregg Ward has won a gold medal in the Business Fable category from the Axiom Business Book Awards, the largest and […]

When Employees are Ripe to Fill the Gaps in their Leadership Skills

by in Books, Leadership Presence, Respectful Leadership

One of the foundational practices I detail in my book, The Respectful Leader, is looking for diamonds in the rough. Leaders who acknowledge their team’s excellence in skills and perspectives foster an environment where employees feel respected. Respect creates greater loyalty among employees and commitment to go the extra mile. This recognition also inspires a […]

How the #MeToo Movement Will Influence Company Culture in 2018

by in Diversity & Inclusion, Managing Conflict, Respectful Leadership

After the recent thunderstorm of high-profile sexual harassment allegations in the media, the #MeToo movement is shaking down bad behavior in the workplace and demanding action. In the process, this spotlight has revealed how destructive and costly sexual harassment is to individuals and to the reputations of corporations who’ve turned a blind eye to these […]

Gregg Ward to Speak at NCHRA’s HR West 2017

by in Events, Press, Respectful Leadership

See Gregg Ward speak at HR West 2017, a conference featuring networking opportunities and presentations on relevant human resources topics. Gregg will present “Coaching for Respect: A 10-Step Process for HR Professionals” on March 7th. The event will cover practical ways for leaders to effectively increase respect and collaboration within work relationships. HR West 2017 […]

RespectfulDon’t #2 | Don’t Tolerate Disrespect

by in Respectful Leadership

Disrespect is often tolerated because people think it’s no big deal, feel powerless to stop it, or are afraid to confront someone in a higher position. But disrespect can negatively impact company culture, morale, productivity, and profits. People who tolerate disrespect also tend to engage in disrespectful behaviors themselves. Stop the cycle by practicing RespectfulDon’t […]

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