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when you're so comfortable by doing sth you love

To be (completely) IN one's element

2

être couché confortablement pendant que tu lis un livre

To curl UP with a good book

3

when people are always watching because you're famous

To be in the public eye

4

to fix

To mend

5

to tolerate

To put up with

6

punish (often unnecessarily) yourself because you fail to do sth

To beat oneself UP (ABOUT sth)

Many people beat themselves up short about falling short of not fulfilling their expectations

7

(usually expectations, targets, aims, goals) almost but not quite (met your expectation)

To fall short OF sth/ - ing form

Many people beat themselves up about falling short of not fulfilling their expectations

8

to have persistence

To have self-belief

9

will reward you in the future

Persistence pays dividends

10

someone who takes risks

A risk-taker

11

sb who is very successful and leads an executive life

Spend time with high flyers (n,p)

12

Recover

Overcome setbacks

13

Get your ideas

Find inspiration

14

Grasp (every opportunity)

Take advantage of

15

Want to be liked

Seek popularity

16

When people say they are good

To accept praise

17

I'm not sure that I am able

I doubt my ability

18

En raison de

On the grounds of

19

"I'm in the right job. There is no point pushing for promotion because I'd be out of my depth"

Fixed mindset

20

"I've never tackled anything like that before but I guess I can learn as I go along"

Growth mindset

21

Consequences

Ramifications

22

Capability

Potential

23

Philosophy

Ethos

24

Personal stories

Anecdotes

25

Understanding

Insight

26

Achievement

Attainment

27

To arrange FOR sb to do sth

To arrange FOR sb to do sth

28

do you have the right skills, traits, qualifications, experience to do sth

Do you have what it takes to

29

- how much money you make in one year
- refers to employees

Turnover (N)

(High) turnover (negative) : employees constantly change

30

money you receive, pay when sb uses your intellectual property

To be paid/to receive royalties FOR sth