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. The aphorism is particularly common in business, finance, and gambling, and is also used in politics. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_in_the_game_(phrase)
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