They Have Self-Respect
Secret 39 for Creating Your Own Success: Be Respectful
Self-made millionaires place a high value on being respectful. It is a reflection of their character. Like everyone else, these successful people gain respect in one way: by earning it.
Gary M., a prominent attorney and the twenty-sixth self-made millionaire interviewed for this book, explained the way he demonstrates his respect for others is by making friends with all persons who he deals with in life. His sincere caring for people is exemplified in the eleven forms of respect that he extends to others. There is no hoo-ha here. I have personally witnessed it.
- If he says he is going to do something, you can count on him doing it. (Secret 8: Keep Your Word) ...