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We here at Hustle and Grind try to read as much as possible. Whether it’s books, blogs, articles, newsletters or our Chinese take-out fortunes. Inspired by our love of consuming all we can (lessons learned from Chinese take out) we are putting together a weekly amuse bouche (sounds fancy) of what we think are must-read articles to catch you up on all there is in the world of Hustle. Read them all, Spreed them all or just look at the titles and get the gist.


  • Whether the Spring weather hasn’t come as quickly as you’d like or may you’ve just woken up on the wrong side of the bed, everybody gets in a bad mood every now and then. Luckily we have your solution. Actually, we have 30 of them. Here are 30 quick and easy waysto find inspiration when you’re in a funk courtesy of Hustle and Grind’s own Ross Simmonds.
  • If you’re thinking about starting your own company or have already ventured out on your own, check out Gary Vee’s advice for first-time entrepreneurs.
  • The rise of social media created the rise of social media tools. With Twitter came Hootsuite and others, Instagram brought layout tools and Latergramme. With more social media tools than social media sites, it’s hard to know which are great and which are to be avoided. If you lack what Bobby Boucher’s mother called “the social skills” or just want to bring your game to the next level, here are the top social media toolsfor 2016 and beyond.
  • Sometimes your favourite self-help author isn’t a self-help author at all.
  • Rule number one of media, – more eyes are always better. That’s why Super Bowl ads are so expensive. If your site traffic is middling or you’re thinking about finally starting your own site, here’s how to grow from 0 to 10k visits per month. 0 is the easy part, the growth is harder.
  • If you are stuck in Austin, TX waiting for your Uber or Lyft – you’re going to be waiting a while. Both companies have pulled out of the citydue to the screening processes imposed hiring which both companies find detrimental to their operations.
  • Sometimes an IPO isn’t your best option. Here’s why some companies, no matter how successful,should stay private.
  • 5 easy breathing exercises you can do every day.
  • Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at Howard University and gave the grads there a lesson on creating change. 
  • Mike Rowe joined the Tim Ferriss podcast to share the importance of being dirty.
  • Not everybody works at their dream job, however, some people see their occupation as a rung on the ladder while others loathe their jobs entirely. If you truly hate your job, Prsuit has a strategy for you: use your job to find your greater purpose.
  • Just realized you hate your job? Sorry about that. Here are 50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything. Even if it’s just getting through your day at work.
  • David Kadavy has37 lessons he’s learned in his 37 years of life. Just wait until he’s 90.
  • In keeping with the list theme, if you like reading or reading about reading our Managing Editor Alex Vaughan shares 10 lessons from the 10 bookshe’s read (so far) in 2016.

If your Tuesday is feeling a lot like a Monday, you may want some Hustle Blend to get you through your reading. Actually, it’s good to drink 7 days of the week if you ask us. Yes. We are biased but also it tastes so damn good.

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Have suggestions or an article you’d love to see on the Hustle Links of the Week? Don’t just sit there, let us know! We’re far from perfect, we try to read everything we can but we miss things from time to time and it’s why we need your help. So if there’s something you’ve written, read or saw Tweeted only to open and find the article a tad too long for your morning commute, don’t bookmark it, write to us! We love stuff like that,

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