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Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct

AUTHOR Forni, P. M.
PUBLISHER Tantor Audio (12/05/2011)
PRODUCT TYPE Audio (Compact Disc)

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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 FavorsGive Constructive CriticismRefrain from Idle ComplaintsRespect Others' OpinionsDon't Shift Responsibility and BlameCare for Your Guests Accept and Give PraiseFinally, 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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ISBN-13: 9781452605111
ISBN-10: 1452605114
Binding: CD-Audio (CD Standard Audio Format)
Content Language: English
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Carton Quantity: 20
Product Dimensions: 6.50 x 1.09 x 6.38 inches
Weight: 0.37 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Price on Product, Unabridged
Country of Origin: US
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Reference | Etiquette
Dewey Decimal: 395
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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 FavorsGive Constructive CriticismRefrain from Idle ComplaintsRespect Others' OpinionsDon't Shift Responsibility and BlameCare for Your Guests Accept and Give PraiseFinally, 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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Author: Forni, P. M.
P. M. Forni is an award-winning professor of Italian Literature at Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Civility Solution and other books.
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Narrated by: Drummond, David
DAVID DRUMMOND received an "AudioFile" Earphones award for his very first audiobook narration effort. Since then, he has recorded nearly fifty audiobooks for many different publishers and in many different genres. He lives with his family in Seattle.
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