Thinking “long term” needs courage

“Bowing to the pressure of the finite players around us is easy and expedient choice.This is the reason it takes courage to adopt an infinite mindset.” Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book The Infinite Game.

All “great leaders” have this trait in common

“The ability to adopt an infinite mindset is a prerequisite for any leader who aspires to leave their organization in better shape than they found it.” Great leaders are selfless and never shirk from leaving behind a legacy. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s great quotes.

Weak culture vs Strong Culture

“A culture is STRONG when people work with each other , FOR each other. As opposed to this , a culture is WEAK when people work AGAINST each other for themselves” Adopted from Simon Sinek great leadership quotes

How the “limbic brain” creates resistance

The Limbic brain understands only signals and it’s inherent tendency is to resist change. This resistance , the fear of standing out rears its ugly head every time we are on the hook for the sort of work that demands unique creativity Linchpins are the sparse little willing to do this sort of work overcomingContinue reading “How the “limbic brain” creates resistance”

Unique creativity in Linchpins

“Unique creativity requires domain knowledge , a position of trust and the generosity to actually contribute Unique implies creativity is focused and insightful” This is why unique creativity cannot be replicated in a factory model of working and is specific to Linchpins Adopted from Seth Godin’s book Linchpin

How a “Linchpin” leads and connects people?

“A “Linchpin” helps leads and connects people in the organization actively and with finesse. This takes emotional labor and cannot be done by following instructions in a manual.” Adopted from Seth Godin’s book Linchpin.

The seven qualities of a “Linchpin”

The seven qualities that goes into making a “Linchpin” indispensable are: Providing a unique interface between members of the organization Delivering unique creativity Managing a situation of great complexity Leading customers Inspiring staff Providing deep domain knowledge Possessing a unique talent Adopted from Seth Godin’s book Linchpin

“Mindset” is our only option in the game of life

“In the game of life , we only get one choice. The only choice we get is if we want to play with a finite mindset or an infinite mindset.” Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book The Infinite Game.