Choosing Civility The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct

ISBN-10: 0312302509

ISBN-13: 9780312302504

Edition: Revised 

Authors: P. M. Forni

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Most people would agree that thoughtful behavior and common decency are in short supply, or simply forgotten in hurried lives of emails, cellphones, and multi-tasking. In Choosing Civility, P. M. Forni identifies the twenty-five rules that are most essential in connecting effectively and happily with others. In clear, witty, and, well...civilized language, Forni covers topics that include: * Think Twice Before Asking Favors * Give Constructive Criticism * Refrain from Idle Complaints * Respect Others' Opinions * Don't Shift Responsibility and Blame * Care for Your Guests * Accept and Give Praise Finally, Forni provides examples of how to put each rule into practice and so make life-and the lives of others-more enjoyable, companionable, and rewarding. Choosing Civility is a simple, practical, perfectly measured, and quietly magical handbook on the lost art of civility and compassion.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 11/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.00" wide x 4.90" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Pier Massimo Forni is a professor of Italian literature at Johns Hopkins University.

Foreword
Life and Relationships
What Is Civility?
Respect in Action
Happiness and the Mind
How Do We Learn to Love?
Civility and Self-Expression
Nice Guys Finish Last. Or Do They?
The Science of Love and Social Support
About the Rules
The Rules
Pay Attention
Acknowledge Others
Think the Best
Listen
Be Inclusive
Speak Kindly
Don't Speak Ill
Accept and Give Praise
Respect Even a Subtle "No"
Respect Others' Opinions
Mind Your Body
Be Agreeable
Keep It Down (and Rediscover Silence)
Respect Other People's Time
Respect Other People's Space
Apologize Earnestly
Assert Yourself
Avoid Personal Questions
Care for Your Guests
Be a Considerate Guest
Think Twice Before Asking for Favors
Refrain from Idle Complaints
Accept and Give Constructive Criticism
Respect the Environment and Be Gentle to Animals
Don't Shift Responsibility and Blame
Culture Shock
Striking Through the Form to the Substance
I Did It My Way
Authority on the Wane
The Age of the Self
Living Among Strangers
The Drive to Achieve
Stress
How We Play the Game
Two Sides of the Coin
What to Do
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
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