[Harvard English] hold the key

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hold the key   열쇠를 쥐다

to provide the explanation for something that you could not previously understand 

Fiennes, who had been looking for the place for twenty years, became convinced that this road held the key.

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– 12월호, “The Focused Leader” 중
“How we focus holds the key to exercising willpower, Mischel says.”

[HBR Jargon] 알고 있으면 도움이 되는 용어!

Cognitive empathy 인지적 공감

Cognitive empathy is the capacity to understand another’s perspective or mental
state.The terms cognitive empathy and theory of mind are often used synonymously, but due to a lack of studies comparing theory of mind with types of empathy, it is unclear whether these are equivalent.

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– 12월호, “The Focused Leader” 중
“Cognitive empathy enables leaders to explain themselves in meaningful ways—a skill essential to getting the best performance from their direct reports.”