Is it more important to be liked or respected?

Too many people are taking things personally in the business and professional world because they’re placing too much emphasis on being liked rather than being respected. This is an issue that comes up quite frequently in during my one to one personal branding consultations. Being liked can get you followers and even fame, but respect makes you money and maintains your credibility. Likeability is great but it doesn’t necessarily translate into sustainable benefits UNLESS you’re strategic, it’s part of your personal brand or you have a “Lorraine Kelly” style focus with your career. Being respected means that no matter how… View Post