June 2022 – You Know the Game! Actually, You Might Not…

Leaders sometimes feel they need to go “to infinity and beyond” to win at the game of business (all due respect to Buzz Lightyear).  But best-selling author Simon Sinek says that most leaders actually think they’re playing a “finite” game when they really are playing an “infinite” game”.

Finite games have specific players, defined rules, and clear objectives; infinite games have players that change, rules that change – and the only objective is to remain in the game.  A finite player in an infinite game tries to win the day and avoid losses; the infinite player can lose the day so they can continue playing.

Sinek outlines 5 elements to succeed in an infinite game – watch the video here to learn more.

As Buzz might say: “To infinite games and beyond…”