It is most important to us at the Federal Reserve Board and the Reserve Banks not only to run a "tight ship
" but to foster the attitudes and processes that will ensure continuous improvement in the effectiveness of the Federal Reserve's operations.
He only has one eye, but doesn't let that hold him back, and now he's a full self-appointed member of the family, he runs a very tight ship
. He will only eat chicken, ham and butter sucked off someone's toast.
So it is annoying to hear Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy ran a very tight ship
on the lines of the Tony Blair model.
Miss Thirza Hobson, the primary head, ran a tight ship
, but a fair one.
But McAlister insists the Dens men will concentrate on their own affairs and added: "We keep a tight ship
in the dressing room and look at our games.
But Valencia have to keep a tight ship
financially and would likely listen to offers of around PS13m.
Deputy council leader Coun Ian Parry said it was the result of running a "tight ship
" adding the council's "careful stewardship of public finances was setting the national standard".
We ran a tight ship
during the recession and that paid off because we are now seeing more work coming in.
True the RNLI has commodore this or commander that in its HQ in Poole, Dorset, but these retired naval personnel are well used to governments and their wily ways and to use a nautical saying "run a tight ship
"It wasn't a very exciting game but I think that most of them appreciated that the idea was not to get beaten - it's great if you can get a goal on the counter attack but above all else you need to keep a tight ship
away from home.
"We are running a tight ship
of 16 or 17 players and I expect to win the game, whichever starting team I pick," said Holdsworth, whose side thrashed Thurrock 5-0 in midweek to open up a 10-point league lead.
Director/choreographer Elsie Kelly runs a tight ship
, and the staging and props, including a ship's prow and a working guillotine, are smoothly professional.
FITNESS coach Andy O'Boyle is running a tight ship
during the squad's week away from Colliers Park and that includes vetting all the meal-time menus at the four-star Slieve Donard hotel.
"They already run a tight ship
, adhering to strict broadcasting guidelines for the internal service, and I'm sure they'll maintain those high standards when we start transmitting to the whole of Morpeth."
A family team is at the helm with Bobby, Mary and Colin Lewis running a tight ship
, ably assisted by Kevin Donaldson and trusty part-timers.