Infinite minded leaders choose great successors

“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.” Adopted from Simon Sinek’s great quotes.

Are leaders responsible only for results?

“Leaders are not by definition responsible for the results.Leaders are responsible for the people who are responsible for the results.” Hence this is a job that requires constant attention. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled The Infinite Game

When Leaders give their people a “Just Cause” to pursue

Infinite minded leaders who give their people a “Just Cause” to advance and give them an opportunity to work with a Trusting Team to advance the cause will build a culture in which the people can work toward the short term goals while also considering the morality , ethics and wider impact of the decisionsContinue reading “When Leaders give their people a “Just Cause” to pursue”

Building a “ethical fading” proof culture

Infinite minded leaders accept that creating a culture that is more resistant to ethical fading requires patience and hard work. It requires devotion to a cause , a bias for will before resources and the ability to nurture Trusting teams. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game”

“Will” over “Resources” or vice versa

“Resources” generally come from outside resources like customers or investors and represent the sum of all the financial metrics that contribute to the health of the organization. “Will” in contrast is intangible and harder to measure.When we talk about will we take about feelings of people when they come to work. Thus though investing inContinue reading ““Will” over “Resources” or vice versa”

Commonalities between “World Famous Trapeze” & “Infinite minded leader”

“Like a world famous trapeze artist would never attempt a brand new death defying act for the first time without a net, neither can a true leader find the courage to lead without the help of others” Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book The Infinite Game

Leaders who look beyond financial pressures

Infinite minded visionary leaders work hard to look beyond financial pressures of the current day to put people before profit as often as possible. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game”

Organizations susceptible to “Ethical fading”

Leaders with a finite mindset put numbers and profits over people. In an organization or culture where people are pitted against each other , in order to meet performance targets even the most talented of people can indulge in unethical practices to meet targets. Thus such kind of organizations which are run with a finiteContinue reading “Organizations susceptible to “Ethical fading””

Why is it natural to put numbers before people?

For finite minded leaders the natural instinct is to put profits and numbers before people. This is because resources or profits fuel an organization’s growth and are tangible.There are various short cuts that can be adopted to report an improvement in profits and hence these short cuts are adopted by most leaders.Resource is tangible andContinue reading “Why is it natural to put numbers before people?”