Nobody Succeeds Alone

In all of the turmoil going on around the world, it’s easy to think that some people got success all on their own. No forces were at work that helped them along. Nobody was there. They did it all by themselves. Sometimes it takes a puppy to point out the truth, and that’s just what Rufus Dogg does in his post called You Were Carried. Beginning with a great historical reference to the baby that Sacagawea carried to the modern-day 53%, Rufus notes that we all are carried, even if we may not realize or acknowledge it. This is a great and timely post!

Post Title: You were carried

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Advice to the OccupyWallStreet Movement

From a dog :)

Rufus the Dog may be a canine, but in watching and reading about the OccupyWallStreet movement, which began on 9/17/11, Rufus notes that if the New York Times and other media outlets are using words like “hodge podge” to describe your movement, you probably need some help. For example, a really easy-to-remember slogan. T-shirts. A clear “ask.” To read more of this advice, which is all spot on (no pun intended), read this great post!

Post Title: 99% Does Not Mean 99 Things #occupywallstreet

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An Analogy to Explain the Downgrading of the American Economy

A lot of people like to use the turn of phrase, “from Wall Street to Main Street.” Well, Rufus the Dog takes this one step further (a rather astute doggy he is) and notes that if a family announced that they weren’t going to pay their bills anymore, the credit loan officers and bankers *probably* would downgrade their credit rating. Is it any surprise that the S&P downgraded the US credit rating? Voice your opinion on this perceptive post.

Post Title: The debt ceiling discussion as a household family meeting

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