If you try to take advantage of the loopholes for personal gain instead of finding ways to close the holes, then you’re gaming the system.
Those that appear to be different and better, especially better than the rest of us attract unwanted attention in forms of jealousy and criticism.
If you find yourself in the cross hairs of someone or organization, you know you’re being targeted by them.
Object lessons are lessons told through an object, usually a real example from life.
Rule of thumb is a rule one abides by from habit, experience, common sense rather than from the result of, say, science-based analysis and research.
By taking some time off, they usually hope to bounce back with renewed energy and aptitude in order to catapult their career onto greater heights.
Soul-searching, in short, is a close self examination and analysis after something has gone wrong.
If someone is regarded as a sacrificial lamb, then he is a victim, the scapegoat or the fall guy for someone else’s wrongdoing.
Kobe Bryant is NOT known for being a team player. It sometimes appears that he wants to score all the points.
Chokers are those who always seem to manage to fail at the last hurdle when victory is to be taken by the collar and ensured.
Reading about China is like someone reading tea leaves to predict the future.