Herding Cats - Idiom of the Week

Herding Cats - Idiom of the Week

Whether you work for a large company or a small company, on big group project or small, are juggling a school course load, or trying to execute your childrens’ after school schedules, life can feel like you’re herding cats. These situations apply to everyone, but as ex-pats, it could be twice as hard because of the cultural and linguistic barriers. This week’s idiom, “herding cats,” is about summarizing those attempts that we all make to control or organize a group of things or people which are seemingly uncontrollable or chaotic. It is a fun expression that is used lightly in day-to-day life. Try and incorporate it in your everyday language. The handy, online Free Dictionary provides the following definition: http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/herding+cats