The Rules of Civility

The Rules of Civility - The Rules of Civility For Life and...

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The Rules of Civility – For Life and Work 1. Pay Attention: “A human moment occurs anytime two or more people are together, paying attention to one another.” 2. Acknowledge Others: “Every action done in company, ought to be with some sign of respect to those that are present.” 3. Think The Best: “We must be as courteous to a person as we are to a picture, which we are willing to give the advantage of a good light.” 4. Listen: “The word listen is derived from two Anglo-Saxon words. One word is hlystan, which means ‘hearing.’ The other is hlosnian, which means to ‘wait in suspense.’ Listening, then, is a combination of hearing what the other person says and a suspenseful waiting, an intense psychological involvement with the other.” 5. Be Inclusive: “It takes a variety of people to challenge us, encourage us, promote us, and most of all, help us achieve a broader dimension of ourselves.” 6. Speak Kindly: “A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while
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