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The Platinum Rule of Leadership

The page, attributed to Sam Davidson, is dated April 12, 2013, yet has acquired no comments.

From Gold to Platinum: A Better Rule to Manage By

A salesman, to be effective, needs to know his product well enough to address the concerns of a potential customer, or not raise a concern that cannot be addressed. 

Leadership or management is not sales in this respect. Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. People's nature, corporately or culturally (politically), to be led or managed, must be understood to comply with.

The trader principle seeks to exchange value for value. 

Some individuals in positions of leadership and management offer the values of direction and methodology. Feed that back into this loop: 

More successful individuals create more successful teams and, ultimately, more successful businesses.

As a third google search result:

The Platinum Rule: Treat others how they want to be treated

From this, the following paragraph can be isolated that deals with the fulcrum of this post:

We took a “personality indicator” that rated us in four categories: authority, control, influence, and power. This was more like the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator and less like your typical personality quiz in the back of a teen magazine.

The Platinum Rule was identified in an upcoming DISC Assessment document based on a "personality indicator" taken to rate according to four categories: dominance, influence, steadiness, compliance.

"The DISC test is, together with the Jung test and Big Five personality test, one of the most well-known personality test worldwide.

Wikipedia: DISC Assessment

Points 3, 4, & 7 of the section on Criticism leave a sense that fortune makers are turning to the fortune-tellers to the extent this is used in a corporate setting.

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