Lolly Daskal wrote another great article.
Learn how to click with people instantly. It is the secret to better relationships in business and in life.
The article is so very true, but it’s more then that. Those are rules of thumbs or social étiquette or simply social courtesy. It doesn’t matter what they are. What’s important is that if encountering another person in general or for business, there’s ground rules to follow, in order to respect and be respected.
- Take a genuine interest.
- Build on common ground.
- Remember names.
- Encourage people to talk.
- Learn from everyone you meet.
- Show up with enthusiasm.
- Make others feel important.
- Look for the good.
- Treat others as you want to be treated.
Just be mindful, thoughtful, and genuinely interested.
Source : Inc Website, January 12th 2014, by Lolly Daskal.