How to Command Respect After Getting Disrespected

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Ahmad Hamzeh
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A meditating man in his karate uniform, showing complete calmness and prudence against danger.
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A pause is worth a thousand words.

Respect is earned, but most of us don’t know what to do, when to do it, or how to apply it.

It’s shitty to get disrespected and not know why. Your motivation plunges and you lose a sense of purpose; in many cases, you even lose respect for yourself.

Commanding respect isn’t a piece of cake, but it’s possible. With a little practice and the correct research, the hardest of rocks can become as dull as a feather.

Practice Daily

15 minutes is all you need.

Techniques are like weapons — useless if you don’t know how to use them.

One of the best techniques to command respect is to make eye contact and pause for a few seconds when you receive a fishy comment.

Here’s why pausing is important:

Rushing to Answer Makes You Irrational

Don’t rush into answering “yes”; as a rule, keep this in mind: A fast YES is always followed by a more rapid “but”.

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Ahmad Hamzeh
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