5 Ways to Build Respect and Admiration

Making The Right Impression


Learn the main reasons for why people earn respect. Go through an exercise where you will identify why you respect or don’t respect certain people and then review best practices for ensuring you are doing the things to be respected in the workplace.


  1. Review Famous Figures In History & Determine Why They Respect Them Or Not
    1. Nelson Mandela
    2. Kim Kardashian
    3. Steve Jobs
    4. Miley Cyrus
  2. Do What You Say You Are Going To Do
  3. Stop Apologizing
  4. Be Passionate
  5. Believe In Your Ideas
  6. Add Value

Reflective Questions:

  • Would I classify myself as someone who is respected in the workplace? Why or why not?
  • When I envision myself as someone who is respected and sought after in my organization, what am I doing that is allowing for all of the positive attention?

Homework Assignment:

Review a document that houses 99 actions you can take to build respect from others. You will choose 5 of the 99 actions and display them regularly for the next 5-days. Demonstrating these 5-behaviors will be the main focus for your week and then you will report back and share what you learned.

Journal Entry:

Post module activity that highlights the learning from the homework assignment and helps set a course for continued learning application.