What happens when we solve a ethical fading problem with a finite mindset?

Ethical fading happens in workplaces led by an finite mindset where people are pitted against each other.When profits are put before people , people resort to unethical means to strive in such environments. The irony is that in such workplaces plagued by ethical fading , adopting a finite mindset to solve the problem has aContinue reading “What happens when we solve a ethical fading problem with a finite mindset?”

Rescuing an organization plagued by “ethical fading”

Ethical fading is a condition in the culture that allows people to act in unethical ways in order to advance their own interests often at the expense of others while falsely believing that they have not compromised their own moral principles. Organizations that are run with a finite mindset where people are pitted against eachContinue reading “Rescuing an organization plagued by “ethical fading””

The magic of investing in the right people

Infinite minded leaders invest in the “will” of trustworthy people , high in emotional quotient by motivating and inspiring them to be part of the “Just Cause”. Money cannot buy true will and once the investment in people pay off , high performance teams result which leads to employees putting the “Just Cause” before themselves.Continue reading “The magic of investing in the right people”

Of ruthless leaders who prioritize numbers at the cost of people

The finite minded leader tends to show a bias for the score.As a result they often opt for choices that demonstrate results in a short time frame even if doing so “regrettably” at the cost of people. The examples that come to mind are the big banker boys who do not shirk from laying offContinue reading “Of ruthless leaders who prioritize numbers at the cost of people”

“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”

A “work environment” related question each leader should ask oneself

An infinite minded leader proactively creates an environment where the team members feel psychologically safe with each other. In trusting teams members feel safe to express their vulnerability and hence these are teams that end up being “High Performance Teams” The basic question an infinite minded leader should ask oneself is: “How do I createContinue reading “A “work environment” related question each leader should ask oneself”

Responsibility of a business in the “Infinite Game”

The responsibility of business is to use its will and resources to advance a cause greater than itself , protect the people and places in which it operates and generate more resources so that it can continue doing all those things for as long as possible. This is because there is nothing like “winning” inContinue reading “Responsibility of a business in the “Infinite Game””

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