Skin In The Game

Putting yourself at (usually financial) personal risk. Some people think it improves (honest) Decision-Making. (See Taleb SITG.) In the phrase, "skin" is a synecdoche for the person involved, and "game" is the metaphor for actions on the field of play under discussion (game theory).[1] The aphorism is particularly common in business, finance, and gambling, and is also used in politics.

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