Following is a brief selection of Dr. OConnor's insights, often referred to as "Golden Nuggets" among those who have learned from his teachings. Gleaned primarily from Dr. OConnor's book, The Platinum Rule, they address a variety of topics relevant to managing people and interacting more effectively, both in business and social settings.
Working with Diverse teams
Diverse teams are groups comprised of employees from all four personal styles. One plus for a diverse team is ... Read More
Hiring and Developing Winners: See Video
Revealing your style.
We all face people-handling choices constantly. Whether we're a leader or the led, a peon or a potentate, a seller or a buyer, we make crucial decisions about how to treat people. Read More
Building and Sustaining a Winning Culture: See Video
Working with available options, try to create a win-win situation. Ask the customer what might work for him or her, then figure out if the two of you can make it happen. Read More
Total Business Success: See Video
The Platinum Rule: "Do unto others as they'd like done unto them."
That means, in short, learning to really understand other people -- Read More
Questions and Answers: See Video
"A master consultant-to-consultants"
-- Dr. Ken Blanchard, The Ken Blanchard Companies
"Dr. OConnor is extremely skillful. He has been able to turn difficult situations into productive actions that benefited everyone involved. His integrity and persistence enable him to earn the complete confidence and respect of all participants. He is always willing to go the extra mile to help people solve their individual problems."
-- B.D. Holt, Chairman of the Board, The Holt Companies