Be the Leader They Respect: Your Weekly Tips (VIDEO)

Check back for this weekly tips recap designed to help you work smarter, not harder.

In business as in life, we get the respect we’ve earned. Our experts explain what traits leaders really need to inspire staff and get things done.

Technical skills aren't enough, says Jacqueline Whitmore, etiquette coach and founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach. Instead, mastering " soft skills" are essential.

Jon Taffer, host of Bar Rescue, explains his secret to inspiring loyalty from employees, even in a field like his with a high turnover rate.

And your actions matter. As the leader, you set the standard, reminds Jim Koch, founder of the brewhouse that manufactures Sam Adams beer. The example you set will be followed by your team.

For more, watch this short video.

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