Process Hacker News for January 15, 2018

Welcome to the Process Hacker News, your weekly roundup of useful news and updates from Process Hackers who have been guests on Hack the Process with M. David Green.

This week we’ve got advice about focusing your intentions, getting that book published, and how seriously to take the new year’s resolutions you just made. Remember, if you sign up you can get all this delivered right to your inbox every week, along with a few exclusive updates for the Process Hackers on our mailing list. Enjoy!

Events

Start the year with a good laugh! Go check out comedian Sarah Cooper’s site for information about her upcoming shows in 2018.

Publications

Be inspired by Adam Siddiq’s grandfather’s true tale of captivity and strength through suffering in Adam’s new book, Shackled: A Journey from Political Imprisonment to Freedom.

Media

New Year, new you shouldn’t be the case. Hear what JuVan Langford has to say about waiting until a new year starts to make changes for the better.

What is that One Thing you seriously want to focus on? Jay Wong interviews Jay Papasan, co-author of the bestselling book “How to Focus On One Thing,” about why this matters.

Finding your fans and making a living as an artist can be tricky. Jeff Goins talks about that with Tom Corson-Knowles.

Get your dose of rhetoric as Daniel Coffeen elaborates on the radical empiricism of rhetoric in a recent interview. Plus, read The Delirium of Empiricism, a blog post Daniel just published.

Sponsoring a major conference can cost some serious cash. Find out how much it could be, and how to determine if it’s worth the investment, from Omar Zenhom.

Writings

Our latest Hack the Process guest, Ron Carucci shares scientific evidence that proves timing is essential for successful change.

Recommended Resources

Join The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit for free on January 22, where some of the leaders in the field like Shefali Tsabary, Chade-Meng Tan, Pema Chodron, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Jack Kornfield are speaking. They were all recommendations made by Heather Chauvin, Bill Duane, Lisa Dale Miller, Rhonda Magee, Kate Swoboda, Jenny Feinberg and Loic LeMeur.

Author Julia Cameron reminds you to Keep the drama on the page in her latest blog post. She has been a great influence on Jay Wong, Loic LeMeur and Heather Chauvin.

Want to know how to become a published author in 90 days? The new episode of Entrepreneur on Fire with Self Publishing School Podcast host Chandler Bolt might help. Tom Morkes, Nicaila Matthews and Nicole Holland have all spoken highly of John Lee Dumas.

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Process Hacker News for January 8, 2018

Happy New Year from the Process Hacker News, your weekly roundup of useful news and updates from Process Hackers who have been guests on Hack the Process with M. David Green. This week we’ve got tips on picking small-cap cryptocurrency coins, perspectives on adopting a code of conduct, advice on finally quitting that job or breaking up with that client (you know the one), and more. Enjoy!

Media

It’s a new year, and some of you might be thinking of quitting your jobs as a New Year’s Resolution. Nicaila Matthews tells you what it was like when she did it herself a year ago.

Carter Thomas shares five lessons from 2017 that will help create profits for 2018! He also talks a bit about three of his favorite small cap coins in the ever-changing cryptocurrency market.

Milestone

Truly Social at trulysocial.ca can help you connect to your customers through content, and they’re celebrating their second anniversary. Congratulations, Tara Hunt!

Events

Just a few days remain until Maria Dismondy will be presenting a webinar on The Art of Setting Your Publishing Goals.

Josh Haynam reveals a few secrets in an event: How to Use Quizzes to Generate Leads on January 17. Forbes just recently published an article on Top Web Design Trends In 2018 quoting Josh as well.

Writing

Breaking up with a client can be tough, but Brennan Dunn has some helpful tips. He’s also in search of a freelancer who would like to add some CSS animations into their new app. Drop him a message!

Rich Mironov just posted a blog tackling roadmapping and what your audience usually thinks.

Indy Hall has launched their Code of Conduct, and founder Alex Hillman discusses what led to its creation.

Recommended Resources

Seth Godin writes a short, amusing entry about hiding from the mission. He’s also currently accepting sign-ups for The Marketing Seminar. Alex Cespedes and Tara Byrne are two Hack the Process guests influenced by Seth.

Boss Mom founder, Dana Malstaff reveals the number one way to grow and scale a business this year. Dana was recommended by previous Hack the Process guest, Maria Dismondy.

The Insanity Check podcast just had Leslie Mac on as a guest. She talks all about breaking the cycle in 2018. Michelle Kim recommended following Leslie.

Mind Valley by Vishen Lakhiani has an event coming up: Unlimited Abundance Annual Masterclass featuring Christie Marie Sheldon. Vishen was mentioned by Michelle Dale in her interview.

Coaching Leaders and Accepting Coaching with Ron Carucci on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 57

It can be hard to realize your own power, and even harder to make effective use of it, without some objective feedback. Ron Carucci had already taught at Fordham University, written several books, and co-founded Navalent, a successful leadership consulting firm, when he realized he needed a coach himself. In this episode of Hack the Process, Ron will discuss the advantages of co-authoring books and co-founding companies, tell us how he learned to become visible to his ideal audience, and share his favorite ways to cut through the information clutter online to find the most valuable resources.

Where to find Ron Online:

Website: http://www.navalent.com/

The Challenges of Learning to be a Thought Leader are Different than You Think: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/challenges-learning-thought-leader-different-than-you-ron-carucci

Navalent Free Ebook: http://www.navalent.com/transformation

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RonCarucci

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/navalent

Ron’s TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v234mvaUQ4o

Resources Ron Mentioned:

Fordham University: https://www.fordham.edu/

Juilliard School: https://www.juilliard.edu/

NYU: https://www.nyu.edu/

Manfred Kets de Vries: http://www.ketsdevries.com/

Dorie Clark: https://dorieclark.com/

Entrepreneurial You: https://dorieclark.com/entrepreneurialyou/

Stand Out: https://dorieclark.com/stand-out/

Mindful Leadership Coaching: http://www.ketsdevries.com/author/books/
(Not specific link but compilation of books)

Scott Anthony: https://sg.linkedin.com/in/scottdanthony

Dual Transformation: https://www.innosight.com/insight/dual-transformation/

Kim Scott: https://www.kimmalonescott.com/

Radical Candor: https://www.kimmalonescott.com/books/radical-candor/

Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/

Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/

Daniel Kahneman: https://kahneman.socialpsychology.org/

Susan Cain: https://www.quietrev.com/author/susan-cain/

Spreading Mindful Intentionality Inside Google with Bill Duane on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 56

What does a title like Superintendent of Well-Being at Google actually mean? For Bill Duane it was a chance to take the mindfulness practices that helped him deal with his own anger and grief, and share them in a sustainable way. In this episode of Hack the Process Bill will explain how the practical value of meditation overcame the objections of his rational mind, what processes helped him develop a scalable training program at Google, and why he decided to leave the company after twelve years to create space for new opportunities.

Where to find Bill online:

Website: https://www.billduane.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bduane

Resources Bill Mentioned:

Patrick Pichette: https://twitter.com/pichette

Headspace: https://www.headspace.com/

10% Happier: http://www.10percenthappier.com/

Horizon Zero Dawn: https://www.guerrilla-games.com/play/horizon

Toastmasters: https://www.toastmasters.org/

Tara Healey: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tara-healey-89086329

Harvard Pilgrim: https://www.harvardpilgrim.org/public/home

Jon Kabat-Zinn: https://www.mindfulnesscds.com/

Dave Snowden: https://twitter.com/snowded

Cognitive Edge: http://cognitive-edge.com/

Veteran’s Path: https://www.veteranspath.org/

Search Inside Yourself Learning Institute: https://siyli.org/

Chade-Meng Tan: http://chademeng.com/

Wisdom Labs: https://wisdomlabs.com/

Process Hacker News for December 11, 2017

Media

Having trouble getting started? Here are 5 Businesses You Can Start Today from the latest $100 MBA episode by Omar Zenhom.

From working with motivation guru Tony Robbins to being a host of her own podcast, Amy Porterfield tells In The Trenches podcast host Tom Morkes about her career, social media marketing, and how to build a digital product empire.

Listen to social media marketing expert David Schloss as he describes overcoming adversity with Luis Congdon on the Thriving Launch podcast.

Wow! Carter Thomas’s Coin Mastery just hit over 60,000 subscribers! In his newest episode the trading value of Bitcoin compared to US dollars is explained as well. Join up to learn more about cryptocurrency trends.

Many businesses struggle before they start to do better. Gavin Zuchlinski, reveals why wanted to end Acuity Scheduling before its breakthrough and why he didn’t in an interview on Tribe of Entrepreneurs.

Writing

Have you ever tried Lucid Dreaming? Leade.rs founder, Loic Le Meur, shares the knowledge he’s gathered from the book Lucid Dreaming: A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life by Stephen LaBerge.

Accidents can be damaging both emotionally and physically, but Frank Strona’s got some tips on what to do after an injury.

Simply paying for Unconscious Bias Training for your employees isn’t enough to make it effective. But you can read several recommendations by Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Michelle Kim about how to prevent it from backfiring.

Survey

Can you spare three minutes of your time to fill in a survey for Upbeat PR, the new startup from Ricky Yean? Besides doing PR for your firm, he might be able to hook you up with a press page too!

Recommended Resources

The List, a technothriller written by J. A. Konrath, is now free for a limited time only! Tom Corson-Knowles found inspiration in J. A. Konrath’s words.

To avoid feeling disappointed by the outcome of what we do, we should measure the process, not the results according to Jeff Goins in his latest motivational podcast episode. Curtis McHale mentioned Jeff on his epissode of Hack the Process.

If you’ve never heard of Kolbe Assessment and how it’s used to discover your innate strengths, listen to Natalie Eckdahl’s interview with Andrea MacKenzie of Lead with Harmony. Maria Dismondy spoke highly of Natalie in her own interview here at Hack the Process.

Sarah Andersen, creator of Sarah’s Scribbles and recommended by Sarah Cooper, speaks about the power of comics in her interview on NYLA Talks.

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