And will the IRS start accepting Bitcoins? Here are the latest LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business last week.
Laugh if you will at the press release format, but summary, highlights, background, quotes, contact info is a useful way to organize info— Marshall Kirkpatrick (@marshallk) February 13, 2014
If you’ve really done your job well, your customer will thank you for selling them. #SalesCulture— Todd Cohen (@SalesLeaderTodd) February 13, 2014
The key to writer’s block: write anyway. Anything. Doesn’t matter, just get the words moving.— Amber Naslund (@AmberCadabra) February 13, 2014
My tweets are like my children. I’ve forgotten about most of them.— Mark Peters (@wordlust) February 11, 2014
I'm putting butter in my coffee because of a Buzzfeed quiz so, yeah, I guess I am a hipster. Just in time, too.— Chris Hauselt (@movingsideways) February 11, 2014
Next up on "Internet," someone will say something and then people will yell about whether they agree or not.— Rex Huppke (@RexHuppke) February 10, 2014
twitter is cool because i told the guy from pink floyd to shovel his sidewalk and argued with a middle school kid in the same day— Ann Boobus (@a_girl_irl) February 5, 2014
Facebook’s main demographic can be summed up as “people who liked signing yearbooks.”— Alex J. Mann (@alexjmann) February 9, 2014
Only 35% of the average person's Twitter followers are real people.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) February 13, 2014
REMINDER: Despite heavy snow, only managers are excused to stay home with their kids, anyone else will be fired or at least tagged as lazy.— Meeting Boy (@MeetingBoy) February 13, 2014
Comment here about no credit to those who just show up & go through the motions. In most cases (8 of 10?), that's condemnation of boss.— Tom Peters (@tom_peters) February 13, 2014
Instead of complaining about a skills gap/shortage, companies should invest more in training their employees.— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) February 13, 2014
With new debt ceiling hike, Congress won’t have to set a new limit until 2015. Which is a shame, because isn’t this fun every few months?— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) February 13, 2014
Out on the road today, Don Henley saw a Cadillac sticker on a Deadhead. New song to follow.— David Wild (@Wildaboutmusic) February 11, 2014
Ahh I wish the Sochi medals were made out of bacon thoooo..!!
— sage kotsenburg (@sagekotsenburg) February 10, 2014
How do you get an inflation hawk? Show an inflation dove his new rent for 2014.
— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) February 11, 2014
Imagine finding out someone you love used to be a blogger.
— Will Kane (@3rdand10) February 13, 2014
— Rick Newman (@rickjnewman) February 10, 2014
Some days you just have to summon the courage of Bob Costas' pink eye and get on with it.
— Kristen Schaal (@kristenschaaled) February 10, 2014
Gene Marks owns the Marks Group PC, a ten person sales and marketing technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia that serves more than 600 small and medium companies around the country.
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.