Tweets of the week: Here are the latest LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business this week.
— Kim Garst ツ (@kimgarst) October 7, 2013
Why don't male models ever tie their boots?
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) October 7, 2013
Everyone is a better tweeter than headline editor. Writers should start with a placeholder headline. Tweet the story naturally. Use that.
— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) October 7, 2013
Can’t look up shutdown’s impact on real yield curve because the government’s shutdown. #smh
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 7, 2013
Hey, all Hotels... where do you buy those Kleenex boxes that only have 4 tissues in them?
— Brian Scully (@BrianRScully) October 7, 2013
I’d rather be in a human centipede than a group text.
— Rob Fee (@robfee) October 7, 2013
Making fun of someone's age is like mocking them for getting hit by a train because you're standing a little further down the tracks.
— Alex Baze (@bazecraze) October 6, 2013
It's against the law to get married in a bathing suit in Oregon.
— UberFacts (@UberFacts) October 7, 2013
That extreme delight when you suddenly realize the non-obvious-but-oh-wow connection between an NPR story & the music transition out of it.
— Seriouspony (@seriouspony) October 10, 2013
You just know that, in the end, the whole budget shebang is going to come down to carried interest
— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) October 10, 2013
Going forward, all emails with the subject "Why [literally anything] matters to millenials" will be auto-archived.
— Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt) October 10, 2013
Is there a technical name for that annoying persistent horizontal navbar thing which sits at the top of so many websites these days?
— felix salmon (@felixsalmon) October 10, 2013
I will pay you $5 to cover up that Banksy.
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) October 10, 2013
I'm done being embarrassed about my boring taste in sushi. If it looks like it killed Nemo's mom, I'm not eating it.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) October 10, 2013
My favorite part of public speaking is wishing I was dead every single minute until it's over.
— Josh Hara (@yoyoha) October 10, 2013
Either everything you do has meaning. Or nothing does.
— umair haque (@umairh) October 10, 2013
T-Mobile plans to make mobile rates cheaper while abroad, but flying to Switzerland to save a few bucks on a call seems... inconvenient.
— Chris Pirillo (@ChrisPirillo) October 10, 2013
Entrepreneur: "we have solved interoperability for the nation" me: "oh, how" Entrepreneur: "well everyone just has to use our platform"
— claudiawilliams (@claudiawilliams) October 10, 2013
BIG NEWS I moved my cat's water bowl and he seems to appreciate the new location MORE INFO AS IT DEVELOPS
— Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet) October 10, 2013
Actually doing work at work is sooooo overrated
— NYC Blonde (@NYC_Blonde) October 7, 2013
One good thing about govt shutdown: CNN has officially become the 24/7 People Yelling At Other People Yelling Channel.
— Denis Leary (@denisleary) October 10, 2013
Blackberry ads are the poster boy for "too little too late"
— Giulio Gallarotti (@GiulioCG) October 10, 2013
Flying is so luxurious when you don't have your toddler with you- I liked getting reacquainted w/ having a beverage on my tray table!
— Cassie Divine (@divinecassie) October 10, 2013
Curious if someone could point me to an objective model that argues for 8%+ returns for US equities for next 5, 10 years?
— Meb Faber (@MebFaber) October 9, 2013
A clean CR & debt ceiling raise is *not* a "blank check". It's a check filled in with actual numbers and another limit.
— Tony Fratto (@TonyFratto) October 10, 2013
But, but, DOL said computer glitch was fixed last week. Or is this the randomBSgenerator.xls glitch?
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) October 10, 2013
Gallup reports that Republican party favorable rating of 28% is the lowest rating for either party since Gallup began tracking this number.
— Tom Peters (@tom_peters) October 10, 2013
Many liberals are convinced that Chris Christie's personality is off-putting to voters, even though empirical observations show otherwise.
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) October 10, 2013
Gross:Now that shes made history how wil she shape history? More dovish than Bernanke but runnin outta ammo. Depends on fwd guidance.#Yellen
— PIMCO (@PIMCO) October 9, 2013
BREAKING: European Union lawmakers award top human rights prize to Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 10, 2013
People still defending #Obamacare remind me of lifelong Star Wars fans trying to defend the prequels.
— Dan Joseph (@DanJoseph78) October 10, 2013
In related news: The State Dept finalized $5 million order for crystal glasses and bar accessories one day before the government #shutdown.
— Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) October 9, 2013
Is there a support group 4 parents who've had 3min of their life stolen by being forced 2 watch the "What does the fox say?" video?
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) October 9, 2013
Ah, to be a fat man at Halloween. According to Amazon, I have a choice between Shrek, a pirate, and dubious Prince Charming costumes.
— Brian Kidd (@ilooklikeskippy) October 10, 2013
Gene Marks CPA is a small business expert and analyst and the author of five best selling books on business management including "The Manufacturer's Book of Lists," "In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash" and "Outfoxing The Small Business Owner."
Gene is President of The Marks Group PC, a ten person technology and management consulting firm that serves more than six hundred companies around the country. Gene was formerly a senior manager at the international accounting firm of KPMG. You can follow him on Twitter @genemarks.