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Feet of clay, tongue of wood

Mouth of gold; break the mold 金口木舌 kin.kou.boku.zetsu Literally: gold / metal – mouth – tree / wood – tongue Alternately: Someone who leads the people through skillful (spoken) expression. A guide or leader of public opinion. The image is … Continue reading

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Ancient wisdom about market share?

群雄割拠 gun.yuu.ka-.kkyo Literally: group – masculine/hero/leader – divide – basis Alternately: Many rival warlords, each controlling their own territory and vying for supremacy. A given field seeing multiple people of great ability, influence, or power – possibly competing for dominance. … Continue reading

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