Episode 234: Do You Demand Respect or Command Respect with Dana Malstaff

As a business owner (and a human being in general) it’s natural to desire to be respected. But it’s important that we are mindful of how we’re garnering the respect we receive.

I recently heard the question, “do you demand respect or command respect” and I just love it. the two words seem pretty similar, but there are some distinct differences that I’m going to walk through in this episode today.

I’m so passionate about this topic because learning it, understanding it and embracing it will make us all better business owners, better leaders, and better people in general. It’s a win-win for everybody, and who doesn’t love that?!


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In This Episode You’ll Hear:

  • The definition of “demand” and “command” and what makes them different in terms of leadership
  • Why we need to learn to command respect if we want to be effective leaders
  • Specific changes we can make in our approach to life, business and leadership that can help us transition from demanding respect to commanding respect


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