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Combining the Golden Rule and The Law of Reciprocity, he helps businesses enhance employee engagement, productivity and satisfaction. His presentation, “RECIPROCITY WORKS!’‘ takes effective performance tools to the next level. He teaches key principles that help businesses promote balance, motivation and growth.

About Mike Ellerkamp

Mike’s background consists of searching for truth and discovering a spiritual reality. His most notable work and findings is a reflection of his journey as a former service member, writer, and philosopher. In his book, The Simple Little Rule: The Golden Rule Rediscovered, he introduces the power and passion of the wisdom of ancient philosophers and teachers. He provides readers the tools to make change with his five supporting principles: Wisdom, Justice, Moderation, Courage, and Discipline.

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  • “Mike’s byline is ‘Reciprocity Works!’ and as my coach, mentor and friend in developing the audience appeal and content focus of my second book, he has delivered in spades! His educational approach tempered with patience, humor and encouragement makes working with him a real pleasure. Experiencing the results of his input and influence make the journey that much less difficult and the results that much more satisfying.”

    – Hiett Ives, B2B Marketing and Author
  • Mike… “has mapped out where The Rule has appeared throughout most human systems of community, religions, and foundations of law throughout history. It is also infectious. When we live a life of caring for others as we would like to be cared for, life is better for everyone.”

    – Steve Saunders, Amazon Review
  • Ellerkamp…”hopes that the readers will experience happiness, fulfillment and prosperity and create a healthier environment for themselves and a better future for their children.”

    – Online Book Club Review
  • “Delivery is sincere and accessible, and the book may well serve as a useful reminder to many of the continued relevance of this ‘simple little rule.”

    – Blue Ink Reviews
  • “Ellerkamp “discusses how people can benefit by rediscovering the golden rule, or ‘law of reciprocity’, in today’s world.”

    – Kirkus Reviews
  • ” The Simple Little Rule delves beyond behavior modification to a deeper view of practical morality.”

    – Foreword Clarion Reviews


Searching for the Truth: Putting together my life’s puzzle for clarity

The Truth Puzzle There are subtle connections between the ancient scriptures, the mythologies and the sciences. It became clear to me that a pattern—puzzle-like—was developing in my extensive reading over the years. As a result, I admit that those subtle connections intrigued me to no end. I found myself back in the original hunt from […]


“We are moving! We are going forward!” This is a direct quote from “The Future of Man” written by Teilhard de Chardin, Image Books, New York, 1959. It is the introduction of the first chapter and moves me every time I read it. I wanted to share as proof that matters pertaining to “Truth” remain […]

Creating Futures: Accepting Life’s Responsibility

Creating Futures: A Golden Rule Principle Because we are capable of creating futures we must accept that along with that ability comes—guess what?—more responsibility. This, too, is the Golden Rule. Each decision made creates a certain future, and the next decision makes another future, and the next another future, and so on. The combination of […]