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!


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


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.


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.


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 December 4, 2017


Gary Vaynerchuk shares his take on mobile apps, cryptocurrency and intuition when he appears as a guest on Adam Siddiq’s podcast, The Soulfully Optimized Life.

Pay attention to Alex Cespedes’s advice: “Better writing starts with the title,” in his latest Project Book podcast episode.

Oftentimes, we want to shape our children into perfection, but there is a huge difference between parenting and “childrening.” Listen in as Guy and Ilan Ferdman share a reasonable argument in their latest episode. Also check out their two new videos about breaking old habits and getting a growth mindset on their YouTube channel.


The Lead Fuze Blog by Justin McGill has just been recognized in Quickbooks’ list of 100 Best Business Blogs. Check out the latest Lead Fuze article on 5 pricing strategies, written by Ruben Gamez.

The latest The Virtually Anywhere Daily curation is now out! Be sure to check out all the articles and videos shared by our most recent Hack the Process guest, Michelle Dale.


Andi Galpern brings you CascadeSF’s UXNight: The Blockchain on January 17, where blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency are the main themes. Take advantage of a more affordable ticket price if you register before the end of December.


Take a sneak peek at the interface of RightMessage, an up and coming on-site personalization product, co-founded by Brennan Dunn.

Share Ryan Waggoner’s tweet and take advantage of a 30% discount on, his lead generation system for freelancers.


Ashe Dryden just tweeted about donating GED textbooks to women in prison. Can you spare $20 for a good cause?

Recommended Resources

Huawei has been making waves as the third largest mobile phone company, and Shel Israel points out why Huawei is among the smartest social marketers on a recent Medium post. Previous Hack the Process guest, Tara Hunt told us that she was inspired by Shel’s work.

If you’re looking for the best entrepreneurship books, Pat Flynn recommends his top business books for 2017. Watch the video until the end for a chance to get a free copy of his current favorite! Nicaila Matthews, Omar Zenhom and Paula Jenkins have all spoken of how Pat Flynn influenced them.

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Listening to the Source of Your Motivation With Adam Siddiq on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 2

In this episode, we hear from Adam Siddiq, a performance coach for millennials, and a podcaster who hosts the show The Soulfully Optimized Life. Adam discusses overcoming anxiety in his own life, and learning to listen to the source of his motivation to help others. And if you listen carefully, you may find out why he believes “our soul is what’s connected to the umbilical cord to the mothership of life.”

You can find Adam Siddiq online here:






The Soulfully Optimized Life Podcast:

Some of the resources Adam recommended include:

“Education of Millionaires” by Michael Ellsberg

“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho:

“Seven Habit of Highly Effective People”:

Tony Robbins:

Donny Epstein: