Process Hacker News for May 30, 2018 – Accidental Activism, Scientific Mindfulness, Leadership Failures, 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 accidental activism, scientific mindfulness, leadership failures, and more. Enjoy!

Events

Sarah Cooper chatting with MTV’s Decoded star Franchesca Ramsey about activism by accident is sure to crack you up! See them at Marines’ Memorial Bar in San Francisco on June 2.

Catch the unveiling of Jenny Feinberg’s vibrant, expressive art at Serendipity Labs in Hollywood on June 21. You can also see Jenny’s art on her Instagram feed.

For the month of May, Fund Club, an organization founded by Ashe Dryden, was able to raise $6,800 to help support Hue Design Summit, a conference for designers and developers of color, which will be holding their gathering in Atlanta, Georgia from July 26 to 29.

Media

Imagine the challenges of motherhood, but add the struggles of suffering from cancer as well. Heather Chauvin opens up about dying to be a good mother in her TEDx Talk.

On Wise at Work Podcast, Bill Duane shares about building a resilient organization.

Hear how Cortland Dahl merges Buddhism with scientific inquiry on Lisa Dale Miller’s Groundless Ground Podcast.

Ron Carucci speaks about the failures of leaders on the Leading While Green Podcast.

Hiring temporary executives to fill top positions can have its challenges, and Pam Wasley reveals how to avoid the common pitfalls of bringing on an advisory board on the Systems Saved Me Podcast.

Writing

If you want to know how to find a book publisher and what all your publishing options ares in this rapidly shifting area, check out this recent article by Tom Corson-Knowles.

Congratulations to Steve Goldbach and Geoff Tuff for their book Detonate being named as one of USA Today’s bestsellers! Steve also published an article on Thrive sharing his personal experiences and explaining why to walk away from a ten-year career plan.

Recommended Resources

Sean Ellis, the founder of GrowthHackers who was referenced by Hack the Process guest Vinay Patankar, has a new YouTube video where he presents how Airbnb achieved impressive growth through testing.

What exactly is procrastomania? Mitchell Levy, a thought leader Kimberly Wiefling spoke of, explains in a recent video.

On the newest episode of The Rich Dad Radio Show, host Robert Kiyosaki, who was recommended by JuVan Langford, talks with Landon Thorne of Midas Advisory Group about how to prosper from cyber currency.

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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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