This program is designed to demonstrate the relationship between Diversity and Respect and how Respect supports a diverse community. The speaker introduces the powerful concept of respect as the cornerstone of a healthy and sustainable relationship - professional or personal. The speaker begins with a view of diversity and the dimensions of diversity, along with the benefits and challenges of diversity. The speaker goes on to introduce respect and the elements of respect – rooted in the EKTIMIS Respect Model - a powerful visual framework for learning and teaching respect based on a body of research led by the speaker/author. The speaker goes on to illustrate the powerful nexus between respect and diversity, and how respect represents the key to a successful and healthy diverse environment. The speaker reveals to the audience the way Respect helps to overcome the major challenges posed by Diversity. Past participants have found this presentation vital and enlightening, and often transformational in their views and attitude about diversity. The speaker engages the use of relate-able stories and examples to illustrate the topic. Typically, for audience sizes fewer than 100, participants receive a copy of either of the books, The Top Ten Laws of Respect in the Workplace - A Professional Guide or The Top Ten Laws of Respect - A Personal Guide authored by the speaker. For even smaller audience sizes, participants may receive the entire Top Ten Laws of Respect book series - which includes The Top Ten Laws of Respect at Home - A Family Guide. This speaking program is typically delivered in a town hall (interactive) format - to an executive or senior management business audience, a business workforce audience, a university campus audience, or any form of community audience. This program is also suitable for a private leadership development group audience.