"It does refer to risk and may have stemmed from turtles. When a turtle sticks its neck (and head) out, it becomes more vulnerable (in the open) to predators. But a turtle must leave the safe haven of its shell to eat and such. Which reminds me of another expression I've heard: "Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out." "
Ugh.. yup.. hope it wasn't progress toward unemployment.
There is a saying that it is better to ask for forgiveness than permission. I asked my boss for permission and not so sure about the outcome..
I was asked, I said yes.. and stepped into a lioness' den.
Sooooooooooooo complex, communication, relationships.....
I hope I can sleep tonight.