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April 30th: Weekly Content Roundup

I am currently reading Dirt Roads and Daydreams by Dave Brown.

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Here is the best content I consumed this past week...

Best In Business

The Win Without Pitching Manifesto by Blair Enns

Best In Marketing

A Guide to High Quality Social Media Sharing: What, When and How to Share

"Some people just have a knack for finding and crafting the perfect share. The rest of us have to work a little harder. Really, great social media sharing is a skill. And like all other skills, it requires a little strategy and a lot of practice to perfect."

Best In Productivity

The Beginner’s Guide to Putting the Internet to Work for You: How to Easily Save 60 Minutes Every Day

"One of the most fun and useful things I’ve been doing lately is automating small processes I do all the time. It took me a while to work up the courage to dive into automation, as it always seemed like a really difficult, technical thing to do, which should be left to programmers."

Best In Self Improvement

Work Harder on Yourself Than You Do on Your Job

"A long time ago, I came across the amazing quote above, which was said often by Jim Rohn. It stuck in my mind, and as the years have gone on, I feel I’ve increasingly started to learn the true meaning of it."

Best In Team

How The “Big Five” Personality Traits in Science Can Help you Build a More Effective team

"I was reading an excellent book recently when I came across the concept of the “Big Five” personality traits. I’d never heard of these before but I found them fascinating. You’ve probably taken personality tests in the past—the Meyers-Briggs test is a popular one. The Big Five are more often used in scientific circles for personality research, so I think they’re handy to know."

Best In Grammar

Five Quick Grammar Tips to Improve Your Writing – Plus Free Cheat Sheet

"There’s never really such a thing as a perfect blog post, is there? There’s always something else you could have done, something more you could have added. Another, better way you could have phrased a sentence."

Best In Faith

The Discipline of Hearing

"Sometimes God puts us through the experience and discipline of darkness to teach us to hear and obey Him. Song birds are taught to sing in the dark, and God puts us into “the shadow of His hand” until we learn to hear Him."

Best In Short Films

Video: Short Film - The Ride

A little short film for the hopeless romantic in us all.

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