Characteristics of a work culture led by finite minded leaders

Organizations led by finite minded leaders are characterized by work environments where people are pitted against one another to meet short term quarterly targets. These are leaders who give the utmost importance to performers who are high on IQ even if they are not team players and lack EQ. Such an environment is prone toContinue reading “Characteristics of a work culture led by finite minded leaders”

Whereas Motivation 2.0 created Workers , Motivation 3.0 creates Leaders

Motivation 2.0 is a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive to explain the Carrot and Stick motivational methods prevalent in the Industrial Age.This method works best for routine , dreary , boring work that seeks compliance. Whereas Motivation 3.0 is the new age motivational technique that focuses on intrinsic motivation to providedContinue reading “Whereas Motivation 2.0 created Workers , Motivation 3.0 creates Leaders”

In the Infinite Game of Life we humans are Players and not Pawns

Simon Sinek in his book The Infinite Game mentions the fact that like business , life as well is an Infinite Game where there is nothing like WINNING or LOSING. When we are born by default we are PLAYERS. In an Infinite Game , we CANNOT CHOOSE the RULES. We CANNOT choose the GAME. TheContinue reading “In the Infinite Game of Life we humans are Players and not Pawns”

All Great Leaders realize this truth about Mastery

Mastery as mentioned by Daniel Pink in his book Drive is asymptotic and hence it is never possible in an entire lifetime to attain full MASTERY on any subject or topic. Great Leaders realize this truth about mastery and hence always adopt a mindset of a student to learn by the day as opposed toContinue reading “All Great Leaders realize this truth about Mastery”

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 durationContinue reading “Extending James Carse’s Infinite Game concept to life and business”

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””

Members in Trusting teams are courageous

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book Together is Better In trusting teams , members feel safe to express vulnerability because they feel psychologically safe to express their feeling to one another. The following quote from Simon Sinek on courage sums it all as the basic ingredient ingrained in the nature of such team members: “TRUE STRENGTHContinue reading “Members in Trusting teams are courageous”

This quote will make us lead our lives in a better manner

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s quote from his book Together is Better. “The VALUE of OUR LIVES is NOT determined by what we do for ourselves. The VALUE of OUR LIVES is determined by WHAT we DO for OTHERS.”