Respect: Would you rather be liked or respected?

January 18th was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day where we reflect on the big man himself. And very few people commanded the respect that he did. MLK stated: “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools”. At the moment, we’re living virtually together at work, and sometimes it can get pretty dicey with communication.

So how do we keep respecting each other when we’re all trying to figure out how this new system works?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Cate Sevilla, journalist, editorial consultant and author of How To Work Without Losing Your Mind. Here is the full interview:

Fred Tschepp, artist.

Thomas Jepsen, co-founder of

Mumbai-based entrepreneur Khushbu Davda

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Antarctic Expedition leader and International Keynote Speaker Rachael Robertson speaks to Dr Diane Hamilton.

Billionaire business tycoon Warren Buffett speaks about how he used Dale Carnegie’s book to help him succeed in communicating:

Books looked at this week:

Cate Sevilla: How To Work Without Losing Your Mind

Rachael Robertson: Respect Trumps Harmony: Why Being Liked is Overrated and Constructive Conflict Gets Results

Dale Carnegie: How To Win Friends and Influence People

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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