Process Hacker News for July 31, 2018 – Celebrity Rankings, Interim Executives, Cultural Orphans, 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 celebrity rankings, interim executives, cultural orphans, and more. Enjoy!

Events

Mark your calendars for AgileCamp 2018, happening on September 14 at the Nike World Headquarters in Oregon, where you’ll find Ron Lichty joining the speaker roster. He was also interviewed on the podcast, Stayin’ Alive in Technology, where he speaks about his career and how he got into team management.

On August 1 catch the TedXProvincetown Video Launch to take a peek at some of the talks from last June, including Frank Strona’s.

Launches

Check out this fun new side project that’s been keeping Hampton Catlin busy called How Famous Is…, in which you can rank celebrities according to their popularity.

Media

Awaken your subtle body through meditation with Phillip Moffitt, author of Awakening Through the Nine Bodies, as he explains about the subtle body and Himalayan yoga on the Groundless Ground Podcast, hosted by Lisa Dale Miller.

The theory of 2+2 to build a fanbase is something that’s been applied by entrepreneurs and artists alike, and Alex Cespedes explores this subject further in the most recent episode of his podcast, the Project Book.

Discover the advantages of hiring interim executives from Pam Wasley as she guests on The Business Building Rockstars Show, hosted by another previous Hack the Process guest, Nicole Holland.

In a new video published by SXSW, Loïc Le Meur joins a panel of artificial intelligence experts as they discuss exploring innovations in AI at SXSW 2018.

Writing

Business owners can slash running costs and improve revenue with these six process checklists suggested by Vinay Patankar on Process Street.

An upcoming movie called Crazy Rich Asians triggered Ricky Yean to share his thoughts on feeling like a cultural orphan as an Asian-American.

Looking for ways to differentiate your blog? Try these 11 techniques to gain a competitive advantage as a blogger suggested by Jon Dykstra.

Recommended Resources

Spend the weekend of September 28 to 30 at Navigating the Storm: Finding Peace and Purpose in Uncertain Times to learn some helpful concepts and exercises to weather any of life’s storms presented by Martha Beck, whose work inspired Pace Smith.

The Sophisticated Marketer shines the spotlight on storytelling in an article by Brian Solis, who was mentioned by Tara Hunt. Seth Godin, who was recommended by both Tara Byrne and Alex Cespedes was also featured in the quarterly magazine.

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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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