THE POWER OF RESPECT
BY DEBORAH NORVILLE
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Want respect from others? Scientific research says, try giving it.
There is power in respect. And it comes with multiple benefits.
- Higher sales
- Lower employee turnover
- Less exposure to lawsuits
- A stronger marriage
- Healthier family dynamics
- More polite children
In your personal life:
- More self-respect and confidence
- Closer friendships
- Higher standing in the community
Respect, a lost value in our world today, is the latest subject of research for Inside Edition anchor and best-selling author Deborah Norville. Citing scientific studies and using stories based on personal interviews, Norville makes a compelling case for the Power of Respect—the simple act of treating people as though they really matter.
In The Power of Respect Norville details the specific dollar savings in business and dramatic improvements in student test scores that are directly attributable to respect. She says, "Now that I've seen the research done by some of the greatest minds in the field, I am stunned to see the impact of being respected and giving respect. I am also mystified. Why wouldn't someone want to put it to work?"
Respect tips, sprinkled throughout the text, and Respect Reminders, at the end of each chapter, add to the clarity of the message and help reinforce the personal benefits. Start practicing this most overlooked ingredient of success and find out what it means for you!
Two time EMMY award winner Deborah Norville marks a decade hosting INSIDE EDITION. The veteran newswoman joined the nation's longest running syndicated newsmagazine in March 1995, with ratings jumping 15% the week she joined the series. Now the nation's top-rated syndicated newsmagazine, Norville has been credited with bringing new strength and respect to the program.
Since joining Inside Edition, Norville has handled a variety of assignments including the first interview with Paula Jones since her lawsuit then-President Bill Clinton. She has reported from Cali, Colombia, the scene of a devastating crash of an American Airlines jet and traveled to Hawaii for the first national interview with Bethany Hamilton, the young surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack.
Norville was awarded a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television and the award from the National Women's Political Caucus for her reporting from the "toughest jail in America." Norville spent one week as an inmate at the Davidson County, NC Jail to show first hand what conditions were like behind bars. Following the terror attack of September 11, 2001, she flew on a F-16 with the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard.
Norville was also recently the host of Deborah Norville TONIGHT on the MSNBC Cable network, a nightly interview program with the people and issues making the day's headlines. Norville joined INSIDE EDITION, from CBS News, where she anchored America Tonight and reported for 48 Hours, Street Stories and CBS Evening News. She was earlier the co- Anchor for NBC's TODAY Show, having joined NBC as Anchor of NBC News at Sunrise. Norville's journalism career began while still a student at the University of Georgia, as a reporter, and later, anchor for WAGA-TV in Atlanta.
Norville is the author of several books. Back on Track: How To Straighten Out Your Life When It Throws You A Curve (Simon & Schuster, 1997), a motivational self-help book which draws upon her experiences at NBC's Today Show. I Don't Want To Sleep Tonight (1999, Golden Books) offers children and their parents suggestions to keep scary dreams away at night. It became one of Golden Books strongest sellers. I Can Fly (2001, Golden Books) followed with advice on building children's self esteem.
Norville's charitable involvements are many. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Broadcasters Foundation, Steering Committee for the Rita Hayworth (Alzheimer's) Gala, Women's Committee for Central Park Conservancy and has been National Celebrity Spokesperson for the Mother's March of Dimes.The recipient of a number of journalism and civic awards, Norville is married and the mother of three. She can be reached via her website: www.dnorville.com.
Here is a book that will show you how to get as much respect as you want-and deserve. Perhaps you think that you don't get enough respect or that you don't have enough respect for yourself or for others. Deborah Norville will show you how to accomplish this in her new book THE POWER OF RESPECT.
She discusses some of the most important issues we face in today's society and gives you steps to conquer these problems. Issues such as stress, the economy, parental authority, our ailing school system--are all things that Norville looks into and in her very easy going style, tells you how you can deal with these things at your level and help yourself while it will add up to make our world better if everyone does this. Her practical tips and ideas are easy to put to use and surprisingly effective.
Norville explains the power or having self-respect and giving respect to others. She cites examples of how this works all based on research and personal interviews she conducted and people she observed. She said that it was amazing to her how much power respect held and yet we don't use that power. While respect can be a very easy to understand or assume we have, this simple concept is greatly missing in our world today. Whose fault is that? Everyone is to blame! How many times have you found yourself not being respectful of others? Norville cites examples of people being disrespectful to someone who is not behaving properly and what the results are rather than being respectful and yielding much better results.
The book is an easy read and well organized so that you can find the areas you need more help with and go back to them often to read over and over again. This book is not for "the other guy"...this is for all of us: young or old, child or parent, boss or employee, teacher or student, and everyone who wants to improve their life and the world we live in.
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