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He’s the opposite of a control freak — a macro-manager who’s willing to let others make key decisions.The Bucs are set to defend their title, with no drama and a more carefree Tom Brady|Eric Adelson|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
Yet tightly wound control freaks might be the ones who end up benefiting the most from the Taoist philosophy of wu wei.
Hollywood, arguably the most ego-filled industry in the world and run largely by control freaks, has been humbled—if only temporarily—by a public-health crisis it had no way of controlling.The Vibe Will Be Different at This Year’s Oscars—and That’s a Good Thing|Stephanie Zacharek|April 21, 2021|Time
The traditionalists and control freaks make the NCAA’s less restrictive transfer policy seem so scary, such a violation of their right to be blissfully unconcerned.NCAA’s transfer changes are good for athletes and challenging for coaches. Seems fair.|Jerry Brewer|April 16, 2021|Washington Post
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.
Spin control began, Florida-style: the opinion only covers some counties, some people, some times.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He seemed by all appearances perfectly happy to let the Republicans control the state senate.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The police cannot ultimately control public opinion unilaterally.
Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
In a few minutes, however, he had it again under control, and they soon reached the berg.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
A certain amount of his ill-humour vented, Tressan made an effort to regain his self-control.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The nativesʼ anxiety to oust the Spaniards was far stronger than their wish to be under American, or indeed any foreign, control.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The marvelous improvements in mechanism and tone production and control in 1886 to 1913 by Robt.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller