Mar 10, 2021
Ep. 34: He is best known for popularizing the concept of knowing your WHY, which he described in his first TED Talk. That talk went on to become the second most watched TED Talk of all time! Years later, his interview on millennials in the workplace broke the internet with over 80 million views in its first week. This led to Simon being YouTube’s fifth most searched term that year. In his newest book, The Infinite Game, Simon contrasts sports and business: In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear. The winners and losers are easily identified. In infinite games, like a business, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. There are no winners or losers in an infinite game; there is only ahead and behind.