As an ENTREPRENEUR are you AWARE of a WORTHY RIVAL?This will ALWAYS KEEP you in the GAME..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Simon Sinek from his book The Infinite Game In a finite game e.g. football there are fixed set of players , rules are fixed , duration is fixed.As a result of this “winning” , being the “best” are options. In infinite games where duration in unknown ,Continue reading “As an ENTREPRENEUR are you AWARE of a WORTHY RIVAL?This will ALWAYS KEEP you in the GAME..”

What happens when a Worthy Rival drops out of the Infinite Game?

Simon Sinek in his book The Infinite Game , mentions the need of having an Worthy Rival to keep motivating another player to play better in an Infinite Game. Frequently we come across scenarios like the case of Kodak , Blockbuster , Myspace where they found themselves playing the Infinite Game without an Worthy Rival.Continue reading “What happens when a Worthy Rival drops out of the Infinite Game?”

This example mentions the benefit of having “Worthy Rivals”

Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova dominated the game of tennis from 1970’s till the 1980’s. They considered each other as Worthy Rivals and because of the intense competition were inspired to elevate their games to the next level. Chris Evert had to learn playing more at the net than the baseline.The intense but healthy competitionContinue reading “This example mentions the benefit of having “Worthy Rivals””

Why NOT to lose sight of a “WORTHY RIVAL”?

 In an infinite game having a WORTHY RIVAL is the most necessary pre-requisite to keep playing the game. The following are the most important reasons why a WORTHY RIVAL is needed: Worthy Rivals can help us get better at What we do Worthy Rivals can help us get clearer on Why we do it SafeguardsContinue reading “Why NOT to lose sight of a “WORTHY RIVAL”?”

Respecting a “Worthy Rival”

A worthy rival can often help us get better at what we do. Often when a business is doing very well , the absence of a worthy rival can lead to complacency.As a result of this , if the business is not led with an infinite mindset it can lose focus and stands a chanceContinue reading “Respecting a “Worthy Rival””

Role of a “worthy rival” in an infinite game

Historically if we look at business , numerous examples show how losing sight of a worthy rival , led to complaecency and eventual extinction of a company. When an organization has rivals , survival is the key even to the extent to thinking of disruption opportunities.The moment a company dominates with apparently no sight ofContinue reading “Role of a “worthy rival” in an infinite game”

Knowing a “worthy rival”

In an finite game e.g. football there are fixed set of players , rules are fixed , duration is fixed.As a result of this “winning” , being the “best” are options. In infinite games where duration in unknown , rules are not predefined , players are unknown it is of paramount importance to a playerContinue reading “Knowing a “worthy rival””