Category Archives: Government

@nycework tweet digest: 03/17-22/2013

Here are seven must-share tweets posted by @nycework between March 17 and March 22, 2013, and include:

Government Debt and You [In Plain English]

Government Debt and You [In Plain English]

  • An Arabic proverb admonishing you to do no work until you’ve negotiated fair compensation;
  • a no-frills checklist on how to write a business plan;
  • an infographic showing 10 places to avoid using your mobile phone, and why;
  • a video featuring Chemist Lee Cronin discussing a project he’s working on that will make it possible to print your medication on a 3-D printer;
  • a short, easy-to-understand video that explains what government debt is and how it affects you;
  • an infographic with tips on how to get your first 500 Twitter followers;
  • @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about selling your ideas ‘The Steve Jobs Way’…and more.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Government Debt in Plain English

“Gahlkfuwh sjfalkj fjlajf sgjaljf. Manfkaj halkurfah hfaya fhalyueh…”

If your eyes glaze over every time there’s talk about national debt, deficits, sequesters, budget cuts and government shutdowns, don’t feel bad. You’re not alone.

A five-minute, thirteen-second video, Government Debt and You, translates “gahlkfuwh,” “hfaya” and other unclear national-debt concepts into plain English for your enlightenment. Continue reading