Process Hacker News for March 20, 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 reclaiming confidence, purpose & legacy, not-so-free video games, and more. Enjoy!


The newly-launched RightMessage by Brennan Dunn just published their feature roadmap. Interested in seeing what they can do for your website? Request a free demo!


DC folks, come check out Nicaila Matthews on Let’s Talk Entrepreneurship by SheSaysDC on March 22, where she’ll be among three panelists to talk about their beginnings, their careers, and their struggles.

Work at Indy Hall, founded by Alex Hillman, during Open Hall on April 9 with free day passes and catch the live acoustic performance of Saint Anytime which will go down at 7PM.

You’ll find Rich Mironov back in Dublin, Ireland again on April 11 for Managing Stakeholders and Priorities, a one-day workshop for Product Managers. Everyone who attends gets a copy of Rich’s The Art of Product Management.

Learn about Reclaiming Confidence on March 23 through a free workshop with Paula Jenkins.


Stephen Hawking inspired many people, and Heather Chauvin is one of them. Listen to her episode about purpose and legacy on the Mom Is In Control Podcast.

Carter Thomas was recently on the Bad Crypto Podcast, talking technical analysis. Crypto followers can also subscribe to Carter’s YouTube channel at Coin Mastery to stay on top of cryptocurrency trends.

In the latest of episode of The Dervish and the Mermaid, you can listen to Kyeli and Pace Smith‘s take on why free video games are not free after all.


When your projects are finished, it doesn’t just end there. Find out the three things you need to do when you finish a project in the newest article from by Curtis McHale.

Recommended Resources

View from the Top founder Aaron Walker, whom Engel Jones recommended following, will take part in 3-Day MBA 2018, where the secrets and processes of the featured business folks will be uncovered.

Boost the credibility of your page using these tips from Live Your Message founder Marisa Murgatroyd’s blog. Nicole Holland went through a program of Marisa’s.

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Process Hacker News for January 22, 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 free courses, sensitivity readers, and Facebook’s impact on journalism. Enjoy!


Interested in a free 12-month e-course to develop your courage? Kate Swoboda brings you The Courageous Year, where she coaches you all the way to becoming your more courageous self.


Maria Dismondy is hosting Empower, Ignite and Soar, an online summit about child-rearing, starting January 22 to 26 featuring a variety of experts and authors.

Indy Hall is throwing a party! Alex Hillman invites you to Indy Hall’s Winterfest Takeover on February 1 at the BlueCross RiverRink.


Bucket Lists have been a trend for a few years, but Jumpstart Your Joy host Paula Jenkins suggests creating an inspiring, actionable and joy-filled life list in her newest podcast episode.

We’ve been brought up learning how to think, but not how to feel. On the latest episdode of the Have It All Podcast, guest Michael Bledsoe talks to Guy and Ilan Ferdman about how he thinks our education failed us.

Creating an irresistible offer is a surefire way to bring in the customers. Learn more about this from Dan Kuschell on Tom Morkes’s podcast.

Have you heard of sensitivity readers before? Discover what they are and what their job entails on The Dervish and the Mermaid with Kyeli and Pace Smith.


Do you believe that Facebook saved the news industry, and will their latest changes help or hurt journalism? Read Ricky Yean’s views on this matter in his Nextshark article.

Anxiousness is something we all experience. Frank Strona‘s got a few tips on how to reduce your anxiousness without cutting yourself out of your own life.

Recommended Resources

Developing the Leader Within You 2.0, the new book written by John C. Maxwell is now out! Grab a copy for insights and practices he’s learned since publishing the original bestselling book 25 years ago. JuVan Langford is a fan of John Maxwell.

A few days remain until Product Talk Academy’s month-long Rapid Prototyping course closes for enrollment! Sign up for this course by Teresa Torres, who was recommended by our past guest, Rich Mironov.

Listen to Tim Ferriss chat with author Catherine Hoke, founder of Defy Ventures, a non-profit working with formerly incarcerated people, about Second Chances. Tim is a writer and lifestyle podcaster recommended by a lot of our guests, including Michelle Kim, Omar Zenhom, Alex Cespedes, Vinay Patankar and Malek Banoun.

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Process Hacker News for January 8, 2018

Happy New Year from 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 tips on picking small-cap cryptocurrency coins, perspectives on adopting a code of conduct, advice on finally quitting that job or breaking up with that client (you know the one), and more. Enjoy!


It’s a new year, and some of you might be thinking of quitting your jobs as a New Year’s Resolution. Nicaila Matthews tells you what it was like when she did it herself a year ago.

Carter Thomas shares five lessons from 2017 that will help create profits for 2018! He also talks a bit about three of his favorite small cap coins in the ever-changing cryptocurrency market.


Truly Social at can help you connect to your customers through content, and they’re celebrating their second anniversary. Congratulations, Tara Hunt!


Just a few days remain until Maria Dismondy will be presenting a webinar on The Art of Setting Your Publishing Goals.

Josh Haynam reveals a few secrets in an event: How to Use Quizzes to Generate Leads on January 17. Forbes just recently published an article on Top Web Design Trends In 2018 quoting Josh as well.


Breaking up with a client can be tough, but Brennan Dunn has some helpful tips. He’s also in search of a freelancer who would like to add some CSS animations into their new app. Drop him a message!

Rich Mironov just posted a blog tackling roadmapping and what your audience usually thinks.

Indy Hall has launched their Code of Conduct, and founder Alex Hillman discusses what led to its creation.

Recommended Resources

Seth Godin writes a short, amusing entry about hiding from the mission. He’s also currently accepting sign-ups for The Marketing Seminar. Alex Cespedes and Tara Byrne are two Hack the Process guests influenced by Seth.

Boss Mom founder, Dana Malstaff reveals the number one way to grow and scale a business this year. Dana was recommended by previous Hack the Process guest, Maria Dismondy.

The Insanity Check podcast just had Leslie Mac on as a guest. She talks all about breaking the cycle in 2018. Michelle Kim recommended following Leslie.

Mind Valley by Vishen Lakhiani has an event coming up: Unlimited Abundance Annual Masterclass featuring Christie Marie Sheldon. Vishen was mentioned by Michelle Dale in her interview.

Process Hacker News for November 27, 2017


WebinarNinja founder Omar Zenhom reveals how to create a successful Saas business during his interview on OkDork. Omar’s own $100 MBA Podcast also just published a new episode, where you can listen to him discuss whether it’s better to hire early or late.

Conversations and cocktails are the stars of Hampton Catlin’s podcast, We Have A Microphone. In their latest episode, Hampton and Michael drink Kew Garden Coolers and have a little chat about the FCC, film classifications and pickles.

Pam Wasley was a guest on the Support is Sexy Podcast, where she shares her entrepreneurship journey and explains how interim executives are changing the workforce.

The OuchSourcing Podcast had Vinay Patankar on as a guest. In the interview, Vinay emphasizes the importance of process documentation.


Do hard things. Why? Read what Kate Swoboda has to say in her latest blog entry.


BravHery is a live, two-day event in the UK from January 13 to 14, where JuVan Langford will coach women live to help them achieve clarity and awareness.

For all you Quarter Moon-level Patreon patrons who can’t make it to the Clarity Conference on Design Systems this week, Jina Anne rewards you with access to all the Clarity Conference videos when they’re released to the attendees. Last year’s Clarity videos are up on YouTube already, and well worth a look.


Alex Hillman just announced that the Stacking the Bricks Cyber Monday Bundle is up! To get more details on this discounted jump-start for your own product business, subscribe to their mailing list.

Resource News

What do KSwiss, Mindset, and Michael Jordan have in common? Gary Vaynerchuk! Hear him chat all about these topics on his third time on The Breakfast Club. Tara Hunt and Malek Banoun both spoke highly of Gary in their interviews on Hack the Process.

Buddhist practitioner and author, Jack Kornfield dives into how loving awareness can shift one’s sense of self into enlightened wisdom in his recent podcast entry. Jack is one of the folks recommended by Loic Le Meur.

Leslie Mac invites you to share on Giving Tuesday, a national fundraising event happening on November 28, centered on giving back to black women. Michelle Kim is one of the individuals greatly influenced by Leslie’s work.

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Building Your Community First with Alex Hillman on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 19

A lot of people think of a coworking arrangement as renting a desk when you can’t work anywhere else. But Alex Hillman, the founder of Indy Hall, sees it as an opportunity to build a community, and maybe even help define the future of professional relationships both in and out of physical space. In this episode, Alex will tell us how the loneliness of freelancing drove him to start looking for alternatives to working in isolation, what it takes to train a team to nurture solid connections, and how a third-grade experience with fish sticks got him started down the path toward changing the world one relationship at a time.

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