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Skin in the game

Posted by Smokey Stover on September 19, 2007

In Reply to: Skin in the game posted by David Cross on September 19, 2007

: What is the origin of "Skin in the game"?

Warren BUffett talked about "putting skin in the game" in reference to managers and high officials showing their confidence in the company by putting their own money (their own skin)in. This, in turn, builds investor confidence. It has become almost a cliché, as Warren Buffett's reputation is itself a confidence builder. See, among others,