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10 things arrogant people do which loses them respect

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“Confidence is believing in yourself. Arrogance is telling others you’re better than they are. Confidence inspires. Arrogance destroys.” – Simon Sinek

There is nothing wrong with being confident. You should be proud of your skills and abilities and be unafraid to show the world what you’re good at. 

But be mindful of the thin line between confidence and arrogance. 

Celebrate your strengths but keep both feet on the ground. Because once you make the mistake of being high and mighty, arrogance kicks in.

And if there’s one thing arrogant people attract, it’s disrespect from the people around them. 

Here are 10 things arrogant people do which loses them respect:

1) They’re always late.

Mind you, not all people who are late are arrogant. We’ve all been late every once in a while.

In fact, I’ve been guilty of having “better late than never” as my mantra during my teenage years. 

But as I matured, I learned that being on time is a sign of respect for the time and effort of whoever you’re meeting. Of course, the story changes when we’re late because of unavoidable circumstances.

In other words, being intentionally late could be a sign of disrespect but not arrogance per se.

Arrogance comes when you have no remorse for being late. Arrogant people believe that their status, expertise, or what they offer is enough to justify their tardy behavior. 

It’s an attitude that completely disregards other people’s time. 

It’s as if they’re saying, “I’m that good, so suck it up and wait.”

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