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Sensing trouble, when Johnson assumed the role, many onlookers used the phrase “glass cliff” to indicate the belief that Johnson was taking on leadership of a failing company and thus doomed to fail herself.Magic Leap’s Peggy Johnson: Becoming CEO of a pivoting business doesn’t mean jumping off the ‘glass cliff’|lbelanger225|October 1, 2020|Fortune
The state of global bodies that, despite their many failings, have been instrumental in building and enforcing international laws is no better.
In his ruling, Judge Tan Ikram said Uber, which claims to have over 45,000 drivers in the city, was now “fit and proper” to hold a London private-hire vehicle operator’s license “despite their historical failings.”Uber shares soar as London court gives license go-ahead|David Meyer|September 28, 2020|Fortune
The company’s failings reflect a broader struggle within the industry to commercialize a technology with so much promise.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
The National Security Council in this early period also struggled, without someone with a clinical epidemiology or global health security background empowered to run the response or challenge health officials — a huge failing, this official added.Ten days: After an early coronavirus warning, Trump is distracted as he downplays threat|Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Yasmeen Abutaleb|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Annie Lee Cooper, well played by Winfrey, is shown trying but failing to register to vote.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But failing that, he advised pro-immigration reform Republican candidates such as former Gov. Jeb Bush to just skip the state.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?|Tim Mak|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They recorded 10,549 graves on or near the railway in 144 cemeteries, failing to locate only 52 graves.
So by failing, I go audition for Any Given Sunday [and] things turn out right.
He had been several times on the very point of making a personal attempt to repair his failing fortunes beyond the Channel.Owen Glyndwr and the Last Struggle for Welsh Independence|Arthur Granville Bradley
Failing to find there what he was looking for, he went up the narrow white-railed stairway to the second floor.The Trap|Betsy Curtis
He had been in failing health for about a year but was confined to his home for only the last week.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
Meanwhile his army was suffering, provisions were failing, and the season was rainy.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
Even in that supreme moment, when her senses were failing and her eyes were growing dim, she saw and understood.A Monk of Cruta|E. Phillips Oppenheim