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21 July 2006

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to this week's edition of On the Moneyed Midways, a summary of the best posts from each of the week's blog carnivals dedicated to money and business-related matters, with one post declared to be The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!(TM)!

Just scroll down for the best posts the week that was....

On the Moneyed Midways: July 21, 2006
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Carnival of Business Superachievers' Top Ten Career Intensity David Lorenzo defines what makes superachievers so special and weighs in on how you can develop their traits.
Carnival of the Capitalists The Island of Venezuela View from a Height Joshua Sharf shows how Hugo Chavez' policies are removing Venezuela from the bloodflow of the world's economy.
Carnival of the Capitalists The Brute Force Approach to Productivity Slow Leadership Carmine Coyote wonders why businesses almost always revert to brute force methods (increasing time worked without increasing staff) to improve their productivity numbers.
Carnival of Career Intensity Acres of Diamonds: What Are You Looking For? Emmanuel Oluwatosin: Inspiring Excellence, Realising Ambitions Emmanuel Oluwatosin recounts the legend of Ali Hafed, a man who left everything behind for the promise of great wealth.
Carnival of Debt Reduction Student Loan "Dilemma" Blueprint for Financial Prosperity Jim confronts the desire to pay off student loan debt despite its low interest rate compared to his other debt.
Carnival of Investing When Being Bad Pays Don't Mess with Taxes Kay Bell examines the counterpoint to socially responsible investing!
Carnival of Personal Finance Inside FSBO Offer Negotiations 2million - My Journey to Financial Freedom 2million takes you inside his negotiations for a home. The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Carnival of Marketing No One Knows How Advertising Works planningblog Carol in London attended a recent talk Robert Heath gave at an Account Planning Group meeting - lots of insight into what works in advertising.
Carnival of Wal-Mart The Cost of Working at Wal-Mart Nice Cookies Stacey Lynn did the math to find out how much less money she would spend at Wal-Mart if she didn't work there.
Festival of Frugality Getting the Cheapest Shipping MomAdvice Amy Allen Clark has found a new option for shipping packages cheaply - a great post for those with shops at E-bay or Amazon!
Personal Development Carnival A Defeat Is Not a Failure Bouncing Back Jeannie Bauer finds a very profound truth behind the difference between defeat and failure.

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