Choosing Civility

Choosing Civility

The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct

Book - 2003
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From the Publisher: 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.
Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Griffin, 2003, c2002.
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
ISBN: 9780312302504
0312302509
Characteristics: xii, 196 p. ; 18 cm.

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