16 random links

16 random links

Hey Everyone,

Hope you're having a great week. This is one of those issues where I dump a bunch of random links that I've been sitting on. Enjoy!

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  1. Technically.dev is a cool newsletter non-technical people can learn about technical topics. See: AWS for the rest of us
  2. This writeup of Zapier is insane, as are the rest of Sacra's analyses: Zapier: The $7B Netflix of Productivity
  3. The Mess at Medium: It's really a bummer to see Medium cutting its editorial arm. Marker and OneZero were truly great publications.
  4. The Business of Belonging looks like an interesting book, I'm planning to check it out.
  5. Here's a great post from Nick Moore at Animalz: Persuade Like a Lawyer: How to Write to Convince a Jury of Readers
  6. Interesting: Writing a user manual at work makes teams less anxious and more productive
  7. This is cool: Technical SEO for Shopify
  8. I'm not sure how I feel about this: Be a Schedule Builder, Not a To-Do List Maker
  9. This is good (s/o to JH!): Our Analysis of the 150+ Best Customer Case Studies
  10. Good article and great title: Making Self-Care Tactical — Why You Should Focus on Boundaries, Not Just Bubble Baths
  11. Sounds basic but I liked this: What is "the funnel"?
  12. I'm kinda over the Stoic trend but still found this helpful: These 12 Stoic Strategies Will Slay Your Stress
  13. Simple advice that's actually really good: "But there is probably nothing you can do right now for your career that will pay bigger long term dividends than consciously improving your ability to focus for sustained periods of time."
  14. Yes, this is so true. "Why isn't sales training a bigger part of MBA programs?"
  15. More thoughts on sales, this time from Naval: "Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable."
  16. We have so many good jobs on our job right now!

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