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Nov 14, 2022

The golden rule that you should treat others the way you want to be treated yourself never quite made sense to Julie Pham. What if the way you like to be treated doesn’t quite hit the mark with others?

As CEO and Founder of CuriosityBased and author of 7 Forms of Respect, Julie’s research has redefined the meaning of respect, as a dynamic, subjective concept that means different things to different people.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Julie shares the 7 forms of respect from her research and reflections on how to negotiate expectations surrounding respect in a way that works for all.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

🎙️ The subjectivity and cultural impact of how we each define respect

🎙️ Why curiosity isn’t a trait or a skill, but an ongoing practice

🎙️ Why practicing curiosity also requires letting people get curious about you

🎙️ Defining the forms of respect you need, which you are ambivalent about and those you actually dislike

🎙️ Dynamically negotiating how respect is defined and communicated

Dr. Julie Pham is a Cambridge trained historian who got her real-life MBA by running her family’s Vietnamese language newspaper before working in the tech industry. In the middle of the pandemic, she left her cushy executive job to start her own company, CuriosityBased, to help people practice curiosity at work, because that is where we spend most of our waking hours, and she is the author of the Amazon bestseller, 7 forms of respect: a guide to transforming your communication and relationships at work.

If you’re looking to rethink how you define respect in the workplace, then this episode is for you!

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