In the hands of a great master, everything is of value.
When making up a team to work together, it will be more
interesting if there are different flavors of people. Think of it as cooking.
You would never plan a menu of all potatoes. Don’t plan a committee of
A master chef will balance a meal to include the five
tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent. When we look at a project in
this way, we see the value of having different kinds of people in the group. We
may not like someone who is sour, but that person might be exactly what is
required to balance your team.
When everything is in
harmony and balanced, it doesn’t get any better than this. Especially if you
use it like a master chef would use it – as an opportunity to build up
resources against the less harmonious times that will come.