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the movers and shakers

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  • I don't think I've ever heard of anyone being described only as either a "mover" or a "shaker" (furniture people excluded). They go together. Like an "up and comer." No?

    July 25, 2008

  • Power and influence go hand in hand :) Can you be influential, if you lack power? And how powerful are you, if you exert no influence over matters?

    July 25, 2008

  • The movers are those with influence, the shakers those with power. And trendy wooden furniture.

    July 25, 2008

  • You think? Hmm. I usually hear it used in reference to influential people who have the power to get things done; hence, maybe a bit of both...? I guess I'm just proving your "arguably."

    You're welcome. :)

    July 25, 2008

  • Arguably it's closer to those with influence, rather than those with power.

    July 25, 2008

  • = those with power

    July 25, 2008