5.16

Chapter: Energy 5.16
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Translation:

Amid the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming disorder and yet no real disorder at all; amid confusion and chaos, your array may be without head or tail, yet it will be proof against defeat.

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Commentary

True disorder is when there is a loss of control. Apparent disorder is where patterns cannot be distinguished. In complex sequences of rapid movement, patterns can be hard to detect.

Control amidst the chaos of battle comes with skill, which comes from study, practice and preparation.

Businesses can seem chaotic, too, yet if you know why things are, you can stay in control as you weave success in complex marketplaces.