Crypto Has a Purpose Problem |

Blockchain and cryptocurrency projects have struggled to articulate a clear, positive, inclusive mission statement. This may prove to be their Achilles heel.

I recently read the excellent book *The Infinite Game* by Simon Sinek. The idea of the book is that every organization must choose between having a finite vision or an infinite vision (by “organization,” Sinek is referring not only to companies but also smaller scale initiatives such as projects as well as larger scale initiatives such as nation states). A finite vision is one that’s narrow, short-term, clearly defined and easily measured: for instance, to develop a certain product, to capture X% of the market share of an industry, or to achieve a billion dollar valuation. Because they’re attractive and clearly defined, most organizations are built around such finite visions...

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