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wear a different hat

To hold or function in a different position or role simultaneously. Few know that the renowned actress wears a different hat as an accomplished neuroscientist.
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He goes on: "In the current era, music professionals have to wear different hats. Things which were appropriate 10 years ago or so are redundant now and you cannot get into music just as a composer or engineer.
As a woman, I can say that we wear different hats each day, as a mom, daughter, wife, boss and so many other duties.
The Prime Minister has been to several places where he was made to wear different hats and apparels, but he never wore something belonging to the Muslim community".
All father's wear different hats. Some are even serious athletes or weekend warriors.
YOU have to wear different hats at different times.
IANS Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, who has partnered with global fitness lifestyle brand Reebok, says women wear different hats but they must take good care of themselves by indulging in things which bring them mental peace.
Many times, the person in charge of a work program has to wear different hats. While I do see those who have work-site wellness as their sole job, there arent a lot of them left.
You will learn early on if you're cut for it or not, because the conception of what it is to be an entrepreneur and the idea of it before you start are very different when you get into execution and start to move forward with it because you have to wear different hats at the beginning." Finally, Fateen states to Egypt Today how to be an entrepreneur, people should have to know their business from A to Z, they have to be leaders and they have to study hard their idea before getting into the business.
The LOC officers concerned did not understand that they had conflicts of interest and believed, as they said, that they "could wear different hats" and act in the best interests of the particular organization they were wearing "the hat" for.
"It's nice to wear different hats. It's really important for writers to collaborate in different ways and to experiment with different forms - that's how you keep learning."
And as a business owner, you will sometimes have to wear different hats for different parts of your business, so finding time to do everything can be difficult.
As such, Google+ users will likely wear different hats with different groups.