Reclaiming Civility for Professional and Personal Advantage

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Is there room for civility in today’s high-paced, heads-down, sound-bite, cut-to-the-chase world? The answer is a resounding yes. Civility brings financial, emotional and physical benefits. Join researcher and rudeness expert, Dr. Christine Porath as she leads a panel discussion on the costs and remedies for incivility. Learn how you can foster a more positive environment at work and at home with journaling, mentorship, sleep, diet and exercise. Discover tactical ways to limit digital interruption in conversations and meetings. If there is no other recourse, find out how to confront effectively, maintaining civility for yourself and those around you. Leave this session feeling better about life and with an arsenal of tools to help you stay on the high road for work and life.

Thought Leader:

Christine Porath, associate professor McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and author, Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace


Clare Markovits, chief of staff, Chief Digitization Office, Cisco
Elaine Petrocelli, co-founder and president, Book Passage
Nina Tassler, adviser, former chairwoman, CBS Entertainment & author, What I Told My Daughter


Cindy Solomon, board member, Watermark


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