Extending James Carse’s Infinite Game concept to life and business

James Carse , the master has talked about two kinds of Games.

One is Finite where the players are fixed , rules are agreed upon , duration is fixed and there is winning or losing.

The other kind is Infinite Game where the players are not fixed , rules are not agreed upon and duration is not known.Hence in such a case there is nothing like WINNING or LOSING.

Simon Sinek in his book The Infinite Game has extended James Carse’s Infinite Game concepts very aptly to life as well as business.

The following great quote highlights ho to play the infinite game of life or business.

“There is NO such thing as “WINNING BUSINESS” or “WINNING LIFE” , there is only AHEAD and BEHIND.

Realizing this will make us better equipped to play the infinite game