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Don't Get No Respect? Here's How to Handle It.

The Ethics Coach offers advice for when you're not feeling respected by either your boss or your customers.

Nothing can happen without keeping the lines of communication open. 

Q: I’ve worked for my father’s company for a decade. Though he always approves the sales ideas I bring him, he lets the employees ignore my leadership and, instead, do things their own way. Implementation always falls short, and sales and profit margins are declining. 

Before joining Dad’s company, I was successful in building clients and increasing sales for similar businesses. My wife and

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