'Five-Hour Rule' Brings Ben Franklin's Philosophy To 21st Century By John Mark Dempsey • Aug 10, 2016 TweetShareGoogle+Email Benjamin Franklin Rick Miller with the Center for Applied Leadership discusses the "five-hour rule" for self-fulfillment and self-improvement inspired by inventor, scientist and statesman Benjamin Franklin. Listen Listening... / 5:31 Blacklands Cafe. Rick Miller with the Center for Applied Leadership is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey. Tags: Blacklands CafeRick MillerCenter for Applied LeadershipTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.