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Monday Night Owls - 13 August 2018 - The benefits of being a big fish in a small pond
We read about the studies done on athletes showing the benefits of being a big fish in a small pond, and how this theory can be applied to school and work as well:
Vocabulary Top 4:
a big fish in a small pond - a person who is very well known or important in a small group of people but who is not known or important outside that group
quench - to stop (a fire) from burning : to put out (a fire) (can also be used figuratively)
take it with a grain of salt - to not completely believe (something) : to be doubtful about the truth or accuracy of (something)
by the skin of your teeth - only by a small difference in time, space, or amount : just barely
Do you think it's better to be in a big organisation, where there are lots of other talented people, or in a small company where you are the best?