Thinking of Giving Up? What Would Dr. Seuss Do?

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Tweets of the week: Here are some of the LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business this week.

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@jamielandsmanSmall biz owner PSA: don't have a baby around tax time

@brideyleeMy boss and I are laughing about how big of an idiot I am.

#CelebrateAdmins  They've come a long way since Mad Men..

@pourmecoffeeToday in 1972 Polaroid introduced its camera with self-developing photos allowing you to show your brunch to your brunch partners.

@StrategicGrowth30% of small biz owners think Mobile Mktg "sounds expensive"; it's not. You can get started for as little as $25 per month!

@umairhStuff you should do before you're 35. Move. Live a dream. Fail miserably. Dream bigger. Get your heart broken. Create your reason.

@ducttape5mSo I pick up a banana at the coffee shop and the nice woman says you have to pay for that they don't grow on trees. And then silence

 ‏@TheSalesLion9hOver the last 2 months, 20 people have landed on my site that typed "Marcus Sheridan Net Worth"...I honestly wonder why anyone would care??

 ‏@llsethj12hIt is 2013. ESPN is still using espn-dot-go-dot-com.

@MackCollier13hI *hate* trying to load a blog or site that isn't optimized for mobile, hate pinching and scrolling just to read! #blogchat

 ‏@leedership1mWhy not call a client that you enjoyed working with years ago that [you] have lost touch with just to say hello. #leadership

 ‏@SallyHogshead2hCaffeine math: Does a 3rd cup of coffee make one 3x as awake?

@chrisbrogan2hThe more you highlight and praise the people around you, the more valuable your community becomes.

@servantofchaos3hTechnology on its own is boring. When it's connected is when it gets interesting #utspeaks

@caitlinmoran1hThinking of launching a fashion blog: "That looks comfortable." Where we look at pix of celebs & say, approvingly, "That looks comfortable."


 ‏@ValaAfshar28mTrust the people you hire and then trust them to do their work. Train, mentor, empower, recognize and reward excellence.

@ValaAfsharDo not start developing a presentation without developing a story first.

@CherylHeppard  Be generous to your community and causes. Nothing attracts potential clients like generosity.

@RameshPonnuru  Sure, people will tell pollsters they dislike the tax code. Doesn't mean they'll support scaling back mortgage deduction.

 @LeadTodayThinking of giving up? Dr. Seuss' first book was rejected by 23 publishers. Never, never, never give up!

@TedRubin  Social needs to be at the heart of all marketing activations... creating marketplace impact, engagement & brand value.

@nntalebBehind the ideas of small is beautiful, decentralization, and localism, is that is much harder to microbullshit than #macrobullshit

@Hyken  Sometimes we have to think out of the box to come up w/ solutions. Best people know how to look for opportunities to show how good they are!

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.

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