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Improving Performance with The Platinum Rule

by Dr. Tony Alessandra (14 August 2004)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. An opinionated person would have what type of behavior style?




2. What is a weakness of the Golden Rule?

It is too religious for some people

It relates to what you would like

It does not apply in today's competitive world

3. Which is the best behavior style to have?

Director, so you can give orders

Socializer, so you can have more fun

Each has its advantages and disadvantages

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Excellence. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Think of others to gain top performance

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Dr. Tony Alessandra - Website

The Platinum Rule - Website

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Top-rated books on Tony Alessandra


Tony Alessandra, PhD, CSP, CPAE, earned his MBA from the University of Connecticut and his PhD in marketing from Georgia State University. He was inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame in 1985 and is a member of the Speakers Roundtable, a group of 20 of the world's top professional speakers.

Dr. Alessandra is a widely published author with 14 books translated into 11 foreign languages including Charisma (Warner Books, 1998); The Platinum Rule (Warner Books, 1996); Collaborative Selling (John Wiley & Sons, 1993); and Communicating at Work (Fireside/Simon & Schuster, 1993). He is featured in over 50 audio/video programs and films, including 10 Qualities of Charismatic People; Relationship Strategies (American Media); The Dynamics of Effective Listening (Nightingale-Conant); and Non-Manipulative Selling (Walt Disney).

Recognized by Meetings & Conventions Magazine as "one of America's most electrifying speakers," Tony's polished style, powerful message and proven ability as a consummate business strategist consistently earns rave reviews.

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