You earn respect when you keep your word both in business and in your personal life. If you don’t keep your word you may become the topic of gossip and which is never positive. A few tips about keeping your word:
There are occasions from time to time when you have done all possible and you are unable to keep your word. In these rare circumstances you should be proactive with your communication. Seek out the impacted parties and give a thorough accurate and realistic analysis of the situation. Then apologize for the shortcoming.