Treating people with respect wins trust and develops lasting relationships. Here’s what to do.
You have to be on time. In fact, arrive early for appointments and meetings. Plan time milestones in your daily schedule that tell you when to begin transferring to an appointment. That is, note when you will stop working on a task, begin collecting resource materials, and start traveling. Allow time for delays in travel, especially if driving. The fastest way to destroy people’s trust in you is to waste their time. (more…)