2018-09-04 Process Hacker News – Mindful Americans, Overnight Fame, Positive Feedback, and More

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 mindful Americans, overnight fame, positive feedback, and more. Enjoy!

Awards

Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking, written by Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin, made it to the list of finalists for the National Business Book Awards. Jennifer is also teaching a ten-day practical guide to integrative thinking email course on Highbrow.

Events

Wisdom 2.0 brings you Mindfulness in America from October 21 to 22 in New York City. The event, to be hosted by Anderson Cooper, will feature speakers who are prominent in the mindfulness community including Jon Kabat-Zinn, Arianna Huffington, and Rhonda Magee.

Mindfulness teachers are welcome to join the Mindful Educators September Retreat in San Francisco on September 22, where Andrew Nance is one of the speakers.

Media

While on vacation in Portugal, Truly Social Podcast hosts Tara Hunt and Carlos Pacheco got to have a chat with the comedy success The Portuguese Kids about their beginnings and how it took them 15 years to achieve “overnight” viral fame.

Nicole Holland was recently filmed in conversation with Jason Hsiao at Animoto headquarters talking about how to focus your marketing on your edge over the competition–which is yourself!

On the latest episode of Personal Development Without the Fluff, brothers Guy and Ilan Ferdman explain the reason why peace of mind comes from intuition and not intellect.

Writing

Steve Goldbach delivers some market-disrupting ideas in a recent interview for the National Center for the Middle Market.

Feedback is not the same as criticism, and in Kimberly Wiefling’s latest article, she offers some tips and tools for giving feedback in a positive way.

The Art of Focus, a new book by Curtis McHale, is now out and on sale! If you’d like to know more about time management and focus, grab your copy now.

Recommended Resources

Falling Awake, the latest book by Jon Kabat-Zinn, is now available! Jon is a prominent leader in the world of mindfulness who is followed closely by Rhonda Magee, Bill Duane, and Lisa Dale Miller.

The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute led by Chade-Meng Tan, who was referenced by Bill Duane, is helping future-proof kids in Bhutan by providing emotional intelligence training in their schools.

What’s the difference between an assumption and a hypothesis? Tristan Kromer, mentioned by Rich Mironov, published a blog post on this topic.

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Published by M. David Green

The host of Hack the Process, M. David Green is a writer and agile business coach, and the founder of Agile That Works, a consultancy that helps people in engineering organizations collaborate more effectively to make constant improvement a daily practice.

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