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”

Prerequisites to start a “Revolution”

We can start a revolution when we know what we stand against.To create change that lasts , however we need to know what we stand against. Knowing what we stand against can be made easier if we know about the “Just Cause”.This should be deeply personal to the person who espouses it and the followers.Continue reading “Prerequisites to start a “Revolution””

“Just Cause” as an “iceberg” metaphor

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game” Just cause as defined by Simon in this book is a futuristic vision bigger than ourselves which can lead to true fulfillment in our lives and make our lives more meaningful. No matter how much we have achieved we feel we have further to go inContinue reading ““Just Cause” as an “iceberg” metaphor”

Finding your “vision”

We are used to the term “Have a vision” wherein being fascinated by visionaries like Steve Jobs , Martin Luther King we try to have a similar vision of ourselves. Not only is this stressful but at the same time does not make our lives meaningless if we don’t have one. To make our livesContinue reading “Finding your “vision””

How to identify “Infinite minded” organizations?

The three chief characteristics of organizations with an infinite mindset are as follows: The founders as well as the employees at each level are obsessed with advancing the Just Cause , the organization stands for. Since they are obsessed with their vision they are working to outpace themselves rather than the competition. The members formContinue reading “How to identify “Infinite minded” organizations?”

How to Create Lasting change?

An infinite minded leaders envisions a “Just Cause” which the followers adopt for the sake of realizing something larger than themselves. To create a long lasting change via the “Just Cause” not only the followers but the leader as well need to know what they stand for so they each one can be viscerally involvedContinue reading “How to Create Lasting change?”

Leader or followers , “Just Cause” makes more sense to whom?

A visionary leader is one who envisions a “just cause” or purpose which the followers must buy in to , for it to result in a movement. The cause should be strong enough to arouse emotions in the followers so that their visceral senses direct them to join the cause and be part of theContinue reading “Leader or followers , “Just Cause” makes more sense to whom?”

Why a “Just Cause” is like a “War of Independence”

A “Just Cause” as mentioned by Simon Sinek in “The Infinite Game” is the vision espoused by the infinite minded leader to enable an organization to sustain in the infinite game. A just cause needs to be deeply personal to those who hear it and for those who espouse it.The more personal the message isContinue reading “Why a “Just Cause” is like a “War of Independence””

Risks associated with product centered vision statements

Vision statements that place product at the center of the vision are only useful as long as nothing better comes along , there is no deviation in market conditions and there in no disruptive technology that is invented. This thus makes a lot of finite minded assumptions which renders the product extinct in a scenarioContinue reading “Risks associated with product centered vision statements”

Hiring tip used by great organizations

“Hire for culture and you can always teach the skills later” – Simon Sinek All such organizations have a vision that would aim towards advancing a just cause larger than the organization itself. Once employees are aligned with the culture they would give their blood sweat and tear.