We’ve all heard of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would want done to you. Who’d have thought it was only half right. Try this one on for size.
The Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would want done to them.- Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Local
If you’re wondering, yes, it’s already in my wordsmithery list.
I’ve been putting myself into the shoes of the person on the other side of the table for most of my career. Until now, I’ve been calling it just that. Now I have a term to use, and a catchy story to boot.
I’m pondering whether I should add it to my set of “Lynn’s Rules”. I’ll have to think on that one. Maybe something to do with flip flops. Possibly more on that later.
Check out this article on Inc.com by Dave Kerpin – Powerful Leadership: Do Unto Others As They (Not You) Would Want Done.