Genesis Featured Posts Combo (GFPC) is a Genesis Plugin which has a ton of extra features. Just install and activate the plugin and the "Genesis Featured Posts Combo widget" will appear on your widget page (Appearance > Widgets). Drag & drop the "Genesis Featured Posts Combo" widget into your theme's widget area and organize your sites post/page/custom post type content in a simple and easy way.

See below the 7 unique layouts available with the Genesis Featured Posts Combo widget:

Layout 1

Latest Posts from a Selected Category