Treat them better
If we have learned anything from personal branding, it is that your community is everything. That is an absolute. Without your community, you are talking to yourself. Some people have reach enough speed where they coast regardless of future interactions. Most people are at the grind every day forever. If you’re one of the former, you have, apparently, been magically granted the right to humiliate and ridicule people who seek your attention, affection, and mentorship.
On his 100th episode, Gary Vaynerchuk had a question asked by a self-proclaimed lover of the NY Jets. Gary then tested him, called him names, ridiculed him and had everyone laugh at his expense. See for yourself.
Now you can see how I felt about this.