Infinite minded players follow the these three principles religiously

As mentioned by Jim Collins in his book Good To Great , the following are three key concepts that are part of Hedgehog Concept so religiously followed by infinite minded companies in the modern age infinite game to stay ahead of peers. What are you DEEPLY PASSIONATE about? WHAT you CAN be BEST in theContinue reading “Infinite minded players follow the these three principles religiously”

This piece of advice will inspire us to adopt an “Infinite Mindset”

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s great sayings and advises all of us to adopt an infinite mindset for a better future in the infinite game of life “Now more than ever we need to embrace an INFINITE MINDSET. The FINITE MINDSET of opportunism , selfishness and panic will hurt all of us in the long run.Continue reading “This piece of advice will inspire us to adopt an “Infinite Mindset””

This is a very harmful byproduct of Motivation 2.0

Motivation 2.0 , a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive , based on Carrot and Stick motivational technique has had its origin right from the age of Industrial revolution and worked wonders. The rationale behind this model was : “Reward good behavior and compliance to produce more of the same.Punish undesirable behaviorContinue reading “This is a very harmful byproduct of Motivation 2.0”

Approaching the Infinite Game with an open mind

The following quote from Simon Sinek on Infinite game explains why an open mind is needed to play an infinite game. “Whereas a FINITE minded player fears things that are NEW or DISRUPTIVE , the INFINITE minded player revels in them.”

We humans are born to be “players” and NOT “pawns”

Right from the caveman times we are born to be autonomous individuals , not individual automatons. Our brains are wired to be intrinsically motivated and hence we are inherently “Type I ” individuals. Outside forces including the very idea that we need to be managed have conspired from time to time to change our defaultContinue reading “We humans are born to be “players” and NOT “pawns””

Knowing the differences between “Type I” and “Type X” personalities

Adopted from Daniel Pink’s book Drive. EXtrinsic Motivation is considered the primary driver behind the Carrot and Stick method of motivating people.Reward for doing routine bound work effectively and Punishment for NOT being able to do the same , brings in compliance and is perfect for a factory model kind of work environment. Hence TypeContinue reading “Knowing the differences between “Type I” and “Type X” personalities”

Why should we SERVE THOSE WHO SERVE OTHERS?

Generosity is doing something selflessly expecting nothing in RETURN. Serving others without expecting anything in return is sure to give the server FULFILLMENT and flow of the “love hormone” named “Oxytocin” which is known to enhance immunity. The following quote from Simon Sinek encourages us to lead our lives for the service of others toContinue reading “Why should we SERVE THOSE WHO SERVE OTHERS?”

Making the most out of our LIVES

The following quote from Simon Sinek offers us advice to change our outlook and lead our lives with fulfillment since life is short lived. “Life is NOT a competition , it is a GAME. It is NOT about WINNING or LOSING , it is about all the FUN we can have before it ENDS.” KnowingContinue reading “Making the most out of our LIVES”

Infinite minded players do not fear “Disruption”

The following insightful quote aptly highlights the difference between finite minded and infinite minded players. “Where a FINITE minded player fears things that are NEW or DISRUPTIVE , the INFINITE MINDED player REVELS in them.” Adopted from Simon Sinek’s leadership quotes