Golden Rule in Business

It is as much the duty of the management to organize the work for which the money of the stockholders is being spent in such form that he may show them tangible results, as it is their duty to the employees and to humanity, to exercise the golden rule in business.
Executive Statistical Control. Vol. 11. 1917. P 194.

How to Recruit Employees the Golden Rule Way

The Golden Rule applies to hiring organizations, recruiters, and hiring managers. You’ve been on the other side of the table too, so you know how it feels. Treat applicants as you would want to be treated in the same situation. I believe interviews are a test of the Golden Rule’s role reversal requirement just as…

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How to be a Stellar College Intern with the Golden Rule

This summer I had an intern help my team with some key projects. I learned a few lessons about hiring and managing a college student and thought hard about what kind of intern I used to be. I wrote my observations down as advice I wish I had paid attention to when I was an…

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How to Use the Golden Rule to Get What You Both Want

Be the change you want to see in others. – Mahatma Gandhi I only internalized this quote from Gandhi last year. A colleague asked a senior executive to force the team in London to help him make a sale. The London team wouldn’t respond to his requests for information. My colleague made the complaint that…

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