Running a business is like playing an infinite game in which there is no final score to determine the ultimate winner. So the main goal for each participant is to stay in the game as long as possible. Nowadays, too many people analyze businesses based on their stock prices. It seems that they forget one point: high profits at one time may collapse to zero overnight if the business cannot sustain.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://tianpan.co/notes/228-infinite-game