33voices interview with Dr Joseph Shrand of Harvard Medical Institute.
The power of Respect
Respect has always been embedded in my DNA. It’s central to my personal code of conduct and the key ingredient that enables me to live a rich life surrounded by amazing relationships. I have a deep level of respect for the family and friends in my life, and I’m particularly proud to celebrate the uniqueness in each person. Early in my professional career, I vowed not to use business cards as a way of introduction because, for me, it lacked depth. It was much more important for me that others accept and respect me for who I am and never for what I did. “When was the last time you got angry at a person who was treating you with respect?” This powerful question, by Harvard Medical School Psychiatrist, Dr. Joe Shrand, is designed to jolt our attention towards the power of respect. According to Dr. Shrand, everything starts with respect. When you give and receive respect, you feel valued, and feeling valued is what builds trust, which in turn becomes the foundation of reaching your potential. If you’re feeling stressed, here’s a surprising way to manage it ….