### Learn the meaning of the idiom 'zero-sum game' with examples from movies & TV shows!

Movie Idioms

Learn how to navigate zero sum games and come out on top. Discover strategies to maximize your gains and minimize your losses in competitive situations.

Learn the meaning of the idiom 'zero-sum game' with examples from movies & TV shows!

Movie Idioms

Life is not a zero sum game

Cindy McCraith

Life is not always about defeating or getting defeated. You cannot decide every interaction to end up as one losing and the other winning. That is a zero-sum game. You could also have a non-zero-sum game — a win-win takeaway for all. Try it.

Dace Brasliņa

Zero-sum thinking is pernicious

Kevin Briggs Photography

Game theory provides a lot of insightful concepts we can wrap in the theoretical framework that can be applied to different fields under various circumstances. Here are five concepts from game theory that have a wide range of applications, and my examples of using them in different areas of my life.

Alexandra

A zero-sum game is a situation in which one person’s gain is equivalent to another’s loss, so that the net change in wealth or benefit is zero.

Mimisa

A blog celebrating the spirit of science and the scientific method.

John Wang

Opportunity cost is the potential forgone profit from a missed opportunity—the result of choosing one alternative over another.

Charmaine Bentley

When you think of a game, what springs to mind? Do you imagine winners and losers? Levels and leaderboards? Vast landscapes to explore? Friends gathered around a table? People working together achieve something bigger? In game theory, there are two basic types of games: zero-sum games where players are opponents, with clear winners and losers – […]

Mariusz Szyma

Non zero sum games

Fo Zeal