Process Hacker News for August 7, 2018 – Multi-Potentialite Experts, Resettling Refugees, Supportive Designers, 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 multi-potentialite experts, resettling refugees, supportive designers, and more. Enjoy!

Awards

Congratulations to Sasha Ariel Alston who won a $2500 grant from Flock DC to fund her upcoming STEM Queen Academy, a program for middle-school girls of color to help them explore and learn more about STEM!

Shackled, a book by Adam Siddiq which recounts his grandfather’s tale of imprisonment, made the list of Indie Reader’s Best Reviewed Books for July. Awesome job, Adam!

Events

Support Rich Mironov in a Fundraiser for Refugee Resettlement in San Francisco on August 21. The free event features a presentation by Mindy Berkowitz, Executive Director of Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley.

Help save a life by joining Indy Hall’s Blood Drive on August 27 at National Mechanics Restaurant and Bar in Philadelphia. Alex Hillman is the founder of Indy Hall, and he also recently published an essay suggesting a few ways to fund your coworking space without relying on investors.

This month you can join Ashe Dryden and the rest of Fund Club in assisting #causeascene CONF, an event for tech’s marginalized communities to share stories and offer support.

There’s a whole new round of tea times available this August for people around the world who want to meet and connect with strangers. Tea with Strangers is an organization put together by Ankit Shah.

Launch

Designers Who Blog is a new Facebook group which aims to help designers exchange feedback and support each other. It was created by Andi Galpern.

Media

You would think that a person with multiple passions would have a tough time being an expert on something, but listen to this episode of Jumpstart Your Joy with host Paula Jenkins to find out about owning your expertise as a multi-potentialite.

Writing

Realtors, read up! The latest Hack the Process guest, Jason Hsiao, has some advice on how to boost your real estate brand using video.

An article on CFO.com by David McCann digs into Detonate, Geoff Tuff and Hack the Process guest Steve Goldbach‘s new book which explains why you should blow up your best practices.

Recommended Resources

The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco is hosting a presentation by Jonathan Haidt, who was recommended by Jennifer Riel. Jonathan will speak about his upcoming book, The Coddling of the American Mind, on how colleges are failing kids.

The topic of consciousness and the nature of reality is the subject of a new video by Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi. Luis Congdon is a follower of Deepak.

Thanks for checking out this Process Hacker News update from Hack the Process. If you liked what you saw, please leave a comment to let us know what processes you’re hacking.

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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