Here are your latest and greatest tweets that helped me run my small business last week. #tweetsoftheweek
Everything looks like a failure in the middle. Middle of construction, middle of writing, middle of storm. Ride it out
— Rosabeth Moss Kanter (@RosabethKanter) July 4, 2014
Knowing the lifetime value of an average customer can help you make the right customer service decisions.
— Shep Hyken (@Hyken) July 6, 2014
Pamplona is starting. Great news for financial journalists looking for fresh stock photos of people getting gored by bulls.
— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) July 6, 2014
Most of the roads in life lead to Cul de sacs. Navigating around them is one of the keys to financial and emotional success.
— Mark Stevens/MSCO (@yourmktingsucks) July 6, 2014
Every president in US history has ended at least one argument with, "Yeah? Well I'm the president."
— Alison Agosti (@AlisonAgosti) July 6, 2014
Worst part about waking up at 3am is waiting 3 hours for coffee.
— Shane Nickerson (@shanenickerson) July 6, 2014
Talented employees stay because they are 1 paid well 2 mentored 3 challenged 4 promoted 5 involved in decisions 6 appreciated 7 heard
— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) July 6, 2014
If i dont recognize a phone number I'm not picking up, when I'm not at work. If you dont leave a vmail, I'm not picking up until you do #fb
— Akil Bello (@akilbello) July 6, 2014
It's not enough that I'm right, I need to be annoying about it
— Brian Gaar (@briangaar) July 6, 2014
The more I think about it, the less I like thinking.
— mynameisJimmy (@jimmy_sharpe) July 6, 2014
Smart budgeting & a growing economy has led to an $800m surplus this yr for OH, so we're speeding up our tax cut & lowering small biz taxes.
— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) July 2, 2014
When I have a day off, I leave meetings on my calendar so my phone can remind me of what I don't have to do to that day. Small joys.
— Meeting Boy (@MeetingBoy) July 4, 2014
Whether you realize it or not, you have an online presence. Ask yourself, how do you want to look? What is your online perception? #SMdaySD
— The UPS Store (@TheUPSStore) June 30, 2014
Remember the good old days when Google was supposedly killing journalism by indexing all news articles? pic.twitter.com/92IAp74AV6
— emily bell (@emilybell) July 3, 2014
good news i sold enough clothes at the resale shop to almost cover the parking ticket i got while selling clothes at the resale shop hooray
— lauren ashley bishop (@sbellelauren) July 3, 2014
“Big data” is a euphemism for obese information.
— Mark Peters (@wordlust) July 3, 2014
Thankfully, getting caught in a creepy stare rarely happens anymore now that everyone's face is buried in their phone.
— Ted Alexandro (@tedalexandro) July 6, 2014
Fact: 50% of relationships end while trying to get the fitted sheet onto the mattress.
— Liana Maeby (@lianamaeby) July 6, 2014
When you find someone doing small things well, put them in charge of bigger things. #Success
— Elias AbuGhazaleh (@BE_Elias) July 2, 2014
I just want to be treated like a corporation.
— Alison Leiby (@AlisonLeiby) June 30, 2014
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.