It may prove useful at times to organize people in non-hierarchical settings to inform, share, discuss and agree on items of importance to the company. Do not ridicule people, do not insult them either.
As a basic rule of life, be friendly with people, and help them as much as you can. This is a great strategy to build rapport and to create an environment of trust and comfort. At your workplace, create an atmosphere where people (both as individuals and in teams) demonstrate the spirit of cooperation and collaboration and keep workplace conflicts at a minimum.
People work on the dictum – “consent and collaborate” rather than following the traditional dictum – “command and control.” Treat everybody with due courtesy and respect – after all people will remember you for as to how you treated them.
Here’s what Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, has to say:
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In this ongoing series #GreatMinds on my blog, I am shining a spotlight on the important ideas that some very successful people keep talking about in their public life.