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Balance in Business

Balance in Business

If one of the highest ranking Martial Artists in the country, or the CEO of Nike, talk about Balance, we ought to be intrigued...

Tae Kwon Do Grand Master Smith convinced me to learn martial arts last summer. I knew GM Smith as a retired black Electrical Engineer fluent in four languages (long before that became hip), and heard he had worked with Bruce Lee, so I figured I can learn from this man and his school. In our first lesson the 70-year-old Grand Master looked at me intensely, from less than cocktail party distance, and told me to repeat: “Balance. Power. Coordination. Speed. Focus.” – “BALANCE. SPEED. FOCUS. COORDINATION. POWER. Benno, think about these words and their meaning. Learn them, and live them. In Martial Arts, in your business, and in your life.”

A week later Nike’s CEO Mark Parker was on the cover of Fast Company. Thoughts underlying the amazing global success story of Nike followed. A sketch from the CEO’s notebook (see left) described the thoughts on BALANCE from “The World’s Most Creative CEO”. The juxtaposition of these words with each other made me think and consider our need and constant pursuit for balance:

Short - Long Term... Global - Local... Conservative - Risk... Art - Science... Left Brain - Right Brain... Evolution - Revolution... Direct - Delegate... Premium - Value... Growth + Sustainability... Inspire + Innovate

I am thrilled to see the (re)ALIGN perspective on consumer business innovation – the notion you have to align both worlds, to build the engine for profitable growth AND inspire and fuel a passion for success – reflected in Mark’s thoughts.

Oh, and I am testing for my first tip on my first Tae Kwan Do belt this Friday. BALANCE. SPEED. FOCUS. COORDINATION. POWER.

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