Process Hacker News for November 20, 2017

Welcome to the Process Hacker News, a quick weekly roundup of useful news and updates from Process Hackers who have been guests on Hack the Process with M. David Green. For links to anything mentioned in this episode, please check out the show notes, and to join the community and receive expanded updates weekly, sign up for the mailing list at HacktheProcess.com/contact/.

Events

Interested in supporting diversity and inclusion? The last AlterConf SF needs sponsors! Don’t miss out on this conference by Ashe Dryden happening on December 10.

Connecting with your audience can be difficult, but cracking a joke isn’t easy either. Maybe you can pick up some tricks from Sarah Cooper by attending her talk in Chicago for the kick-off of Modus World Tour on December 6.

Writings

You’ve probably heard the phrase “just empty rhetoric,” but have you ever wondered why rhetoric has such a negative reputation? Absorb some of Daniel Coffeen’s thoughts in his most recent blog post.

Can you succeed as a Product Manager even though you’re an introvert? Product Management Expert, Rich Mironov has a good answer to that question.

Media

The most recent Hack the Process guest, Maria Dismondy was also interviewed Katie Davis of The Institute for Writers. Listen in as they talk about support for writers.

Fear can hinder anyone, so how do we deal with it? This week Pace Smith and her wife, Kyeli, have a discussion about Futzing Without Fear in The Dervish and the Mermaid podcast.

Frustrated with Facebook’s algorithm changes? Tara Hunt just published a new video that will teach you how to survive the ever-evolving Facebook.

Tom Corson-Knowles released an interview with Ricci Wolman, Founder & CEO of Written Word Media, where they discuss all about online book marketing strategies

When we’re in the middle of running a business, sometimes it’s hard to know what to focus on. If that sounds familiar, tune in to Curtis McHale’s interview with Brent Hammond on managing your energy.

Products

For those interested in online marketing, Mark Silver is offering a special platform bundle with three home study products and personal feedback. Learn more about the offer by checking out the link.

Recommended Resources

Tim Ferriss will be at Barnes and Noble on Union Square in New York for the launch of Tribe of Mentors on the 21st of November at 6PM. Tim has been a great influence on a number of Hack the Process guests, including Michelle Kim, Omar Zenhom, Alex Cespedes, Vinay Patankar and Malek Banoun

Jay Conrad Levinson is offering early bird tickets to Guerrilla Marketing Global Summit, which will happen from the 3rd to the 5th of May next year. Jay was mentioned as a resource by Nicole Holland.

Having values is key, even when it comes to business. Patrick Campbell chats with Kyle Porter on the importance of values-driven growth. Justin McGill named Patrick as one of his resources.

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Process Hacker News for October 23, 2017

If you’re looking for some philosophical diversion, an opportunity to network, a place to work with friends, or tips on how to shine in your next job interview, you’ll want to explore some of the links in this week’s edition of Process Hacker News. The guests of Hack the Process are always putting something new out into the world, and these updates just scratch the surface!

Process Hacker Updates

Want to know the best thing to do to impress the interviewer in a job interview? Find out what Rich Mironov has to say!

Business Building Rockstars Show just published a new episode Listen in as the host, Nicole Holland, chats with Jordan Gill on how she can offer clients the advantages of automation, delegation and productive workflow. Nicole also invites entrepreneurs to participate in Business Building Rockstars Summit in November. For free access to the event, join up now!

If you believe in the magic of change, read this recent blog post written by Curtis McHale as he dissects the book Switch by Chip and Dan Heath and the analogy of a rider and an elephant.

Wondering how to react when your podcast guest says something that you totally disagree with? That’s the topic of the latest episode of The Dervish and the Mermaid. Listen to Pace Smith as she launches into an engaging conversation with Kyeli on Talking Back to Podcast Guests.

LeadFuze founder Justin McGill shares a content marketing strategy that can help boost your sales! Watch his interview in this video

Being in business in Hollywood isn’t a walk in the park. That’s the topic that Nicaila Matthews and her newest podcast guest, Codie Elaine Oliver, dive into in Side Hustle Pro’s latest episode.

If graphic design is your thing, and you need to put your creative juices to use, then Tara Hunt needs you at Truly Social! Read more details here to find out if you’re a good fit.

Female entrepreneurs unite! Coach Kesha Moore calls on you to come together in her Facebook group, Purpose, Passion & Power, to support other entrepreneurial women towards the realization of goals.

Add some philosophical flavor to your day by reading Daniel Coffeen ‘s blog. In his newest entry, he compares art and philosophy and elaborates More on What It Is to Read Philosophy: Of Bird Songs in the Polyverse.

In coworking, you don’t just gain coworkers. You actually meet friends, share insights, get support and a whole lot more. If you’re in the Denver area and would like to join an upcoming coworking space, contact Jenny Feinberg.

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Careers for the Modern Philosopher with Daniel Coffeen on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 16

I first came across Daniel Coffeen when I listened to his popular 2008 Rhetoric class after the entire semester of lectures was made available online for free by UC Berkeley. His powerful and enthusiastic approach to teaching a traditional academic subject impressed me, and I’ve been following his career ever since–or at least I thought I had been. As I found out in this interview, there’s more to this philosopher, blogger, writer, podcaster, and teacher than I ever knew. In this episode Daniel tells us how he stays motivated after more than a decade freelancing, and how he knits together the seemingly unrelated strands of his successful and distinctive career.

Where to find Daniel online

Blog and Podcast: http://www.emphaticumph.com/

Website: http://www.joyfulcomplexity.com/

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dcoffeen

Reading the Way of Things – Towards A New Technology of Making Sense: http://www.zero-books.net/books/reading-way-things

2008 Rhetoric classes at UC Berkeley: http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/rhetoric-10-spring-2008-introduction/id461123189

Resources mentioned in this episode

Art and Culture: http://artandculture.com/

Gordon Rudow: http://www.lippincott.com/en/people/gordon-rudow/

Zero Books: http://www.zero-books.net/

Partially Examined Life: http://www.partiallyexaminedlife.com/

Douglas Lain: http://douglaslain.net/

Friedrich Nietzsche: http://www.iep.utm.edu/nietzsch/

William S. Burroughs: http://www.biography.com/people/william-s-burroughs-9232376

Wachowski Brothers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wachowskis

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival: http://sfjff.org/

Jewish Film Institute: http://jewishfilminstitute.org/

Medium: https://medium.com/

Fitbit: https://www.fitbit.com/

Chevron: https://www.chevron.com/

Apple: https://www.apple.com/

GoPro: https://gopro.com/

Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/

San Francisco Giants: http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/

The Matrix: http://www.warnerbros.com/matrix

The Ring: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0298130/

The Wire: http://www.hbo.com/the-wire

Rhodia Notepads: http://www.rhodiapads.com/

Blogger: http://www.blogger.com/

WordPress: http://www.wordpress.com/

Basecamp: http://www.basecamp.com/

Scrum: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrum_(software_development)