You should not concentrate all your resources and prospects in one single thing. If you do, you risk all your efforts on one opportunity.
This negative imperative “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is an idiomatic expression that has the concept of diversification ( a financial term that means the act of mixing a wide variety of investment within a portfolio).
In business world, investing all your money into one project is a stupid behaviour actually and the clever businessman is the one who spread the risk and put his eggs into several baskets.
Let’s see some examples :
– My boss is a very careful businesswoman. She never puts all of her eggs in one basket.
– All you care about is your math courses and you totally forget about other subjects. “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket boy !