Do you play to win or to keep the game going?
How you approach your end goal can determine whether you spend your time looking backwards, where you’ve won in the past, or to the future, where the possibilities are.
In Finite and Infinite Games, James Carse, Director of Religious Studies at New York University, makes the case for playing the infinite game.
This quote is kindly borrowed from Farnam’s Street’s excellent blog on the Finite and Infinite Game, ‘Finite and Infinite Games: Two Ways to Play the Game of Life‘, by Shane Parrish.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.