Playing to Win in Business

The “game” of business is one of the most challenging and rewarding games we can choose to play. In order to succeed, you need to understand that you are playing a game — often with high stakes. Here are some principles that can help you master your business game.

#1 Life Is Made Up of Games

Work is a game. Before jumping in or when you feel you are stalled, take time to consciously answer these questions: “What are the rules? What is the strategy? What does it take to succeed in this game?”

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About the Author

Shirley WeisShirley Weis is the author of Playing to Win in Business, an award-winning book that helps women (and men) navigate the sometimes-confusing games of the workplace. She is also President of Weis Associates, LLC and a Special Advisor to the President of Arizona State University. Prior to forming Weis Associates, LLC, she was the Chief Administrative Officer of Mayo Clinic, a 60,000 employee, $9 billion international healthcare organization.

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