27 Jul '12, 2am

The elephant keeps walking while the dogs keep barking

The elephant keeps walking while the dogs keep barking

The elephant keeps walking while the dogs keep barking by Jared Seah on July 27, 2012 I first came across this phrase when Suzie Orman (she also borrowed it with pride too) used it to explain how she feels when under “attack” by other financial commenters and bloggers. Let them have their 10 minutes of “fame” Suzie would say. What a cool lady! If you scan the media today, you can see lots of stone throwing at people who are famous; more popular; richer; stronger; in an authoritative position; and at a higher social standing than us. Although I applaud the retaliatory actions of Xiaxue (you go girl!), Suzie’s respond struck a stronger chord with me. This post is an inspiration from a conversation with a fellow blogger. Stand tall and keep walking! There’s another angle to this phrase. And that’s to remind us to keep walking towards our destination despite the many distracti...

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2012/07/27/the-elephant-keeps-walkin...

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