Process Hacker News for February 12, 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 digital nomads, documentaries, and leading through change. Enjoy!


Mark your calendars! Navalent, founded by Ron Carucci brings you Leading through Turbulence, a virtual summit aimed at leading despite change, happening from March 5 to 9.

If you’re joining ProductCamp Portland on March 10, you might be one of the lucky ones to get one of ten free copies of The Art of Product Management by Rich Mironov being given away at the event.


Side Hustle Pro, hosted by Nicaila Matthews is featured in Apple Podcasts’ Black History Month Editors’ Picks. Way to Go, Nicaila!


Read Hampton Catlin’s interview on Managers Club where he gets asked about his background, his career, and his role as Senior Director of Engineering at Rent the Runway. Hampton’s own WHAM podcast also released a new episode where Hampton and Michael talk about the Nintendo Switch while drinking Kavalan.

Would you like to know more about trends in diversity and inclusion from 2017 to 2018? Michelle Kim gives us her perspective in her recent Medium post. You can also find out what she had to say when Quartz at Work asked her if women bosses have an extra responsibility to look out for women in the workplace.

Online banking for digital nomads, who may have no permanent physical address, can be tricky to manage, but Michelle Dale’s got some suggestions that might help you if you find yourself in this situation.


MentorSF’s 2018 Spring Guest Series introduces producer Louis Karim as Frank Strona’s first guest. Frank interviews him about his documentary project on immigrants, Where I Belong Now.

The Groundless Ground Podcast just kicked off its first episode! Tune in to Lisa Dale Miller’s soothing voice as she discusses healing through meditation and psychotherapy.


It’s alright not to be approved by everyone, but as Kesha Moore explains in this video, it’s essential to have a healthy competition with yourself to be able to grow.

All you location-independent folks out there who are wondering what the top 5 cities for digital nomads are, Omar Zenhom has the answer for you!

Malek Banoun is changing Facebook pages. To keep getting updates, like Coach Malek on Facebook.

Recommended Resources

You can stand out by being yourself. Dorie Clark tells her story as a guest on the Business Done Differently. Ron Carucci and Nicole Holland are two Hack the Process guests who mentioned Dorie.

Discover your message, brand, and business plan with Marisa Murgatroyd at Message to Money LIVE, a three-day workshop starting February 16 in Los Angeles. Marisa was a recommendation made by Nicole Holland during her interview on Hack the Process.

On February 28 in Brussels, Tristan Kromer will be holding Lead Startup Fundamentals, where startup owners can learn about managing innovation projects. Rich Mironov mentioned Tristan in his Hack the Process interview.

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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 December 11, 2017


Having trouble getting started? Here are 5 Businesses You Can Start Today from the latest $100 MBA episode by Omar Zenhom.

From working with motivation guru Tony Robbins to being a host of her own podcast, Amy Porterfield tells In The Trenches podcast host Tom Morkes about her career, social media marketing, and how to build a digital product empire.

Listen to social media marketing expert David Schloss as he describes overcoming adversity with Luis Congdon on the Thriving Launch podcast.

Wow! Carter Thomas’s Coin Mastery just hit over 60,000 subscribers! In his newest episode the trading value of Bitcoin compared to US dollars is explained as well. Join up to learn more about cryptocurrency trends.

Many businesses struggle before they start to do better. Gavin Zuchlinski, reveals why wanted to end Acuity Scheduling before its breakthrough and why he didn’t in an interview on Tribe of Entrepreneurs.


Have you ever tried Lucid Dreaming? founder, Loic Le Meur, shares the knowledge he’s gathered from the book Lucid Dreaming: A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life by Stephen LaBerge.

Accidents can be damaging both emotionally and physically, but Frank Strona’s got some tips on what to do after an injury.

Simply paying for Unconscious Bias Training for your employees isn’t enough to make it effective. But you can read several recommendations by Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Michelle Kim about how to prevent it from backfiring.


Can you spare three minutes of your time to fill in a survey for Upbeat PR, the new startup from Ricky Yean? Besides doing PR for your firm, he might be able to hook you up with a press page too!

Recommended Resources

The List, a technothriller written by J. A. Konrath, is now free for a limited time only! Tom Corson-Knowles found inspiration in J. A. Konrath’s words.

To avoid feeling disappointed by the outcome of what we do, we should measure the process, not the results according to Jeff Goins in his latest motivational podcast episode. Curtis McHale mentioned Jeff on his epissode of Hack the Process.

If you’ve never heard of Kolbe Assessment and how it’s used to discover your innate strengths, listen to Natalie Eckdahl’s interview with Andrea MacKenzie of Lead with Harmony. Maria Dismondy spoke highly of Natalie in her own interview here at Hack the Process.

Sarah Andersen, creator of Sarah’s Scribbles and recommended by Sarah Cooper, speaks about the power of comics in her interview on NYLA Talks.

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Process Hacker News for November 6, 2017

Last week I decided to add the Process Hacker News to the podcast as a weekly mini episode, and I noticed that that brought in some new listeners. So welcome! Whether you’re new to Hack the Process or you’ve been listening since the beginning, I’d love to hear from you and find out how I can make these updates even more useful!

The Process Hackers who’ve been guests on Hack the Process keep creating new and interesting resources for you, from blog posts and YouTube videos to podcast episodes and live events. Following these action-takers and sharing the wisdom is very satisfying, and I’ve been happy to hear back from a few of you about how it’s helped. And again this week, there’s a lot to cover.



Process Hacker Updates

With the amazing rise in Bitcoin and the volatility of the cryptocurrency market, you may be wondering about Bitcoin Cash. Find out what’s happening on the latest episode of Coin Mastery by Carter Thomas.

Trying to learn more about your audience but no idea where to start? These 3 Free Market Research Tools shared in a video by Tara Hunt might help.

If you’re a woman interested in making and managing your money, listen to Heather Chauvin, with guest Lynette Barbieri, as they discuss why it’s crucial for women to handle their finances and find their community of fellow female moneymakers.

It’s difficult to run a business and find meaning and purpose above and beyond profitability. Read Mark Silver‘s new blog post, where he shares all about The Intersection of Deep Essence and Business.

It can be easy to let yourself be part of a team, but being a leader is an entirely different story. Jay Wong talks to Josh Spodek about How to Practice Leadership in his most recent podcast episode.

If you’ve read about the recent #MeToo movement and you’re wondering what you can do in your own company to prevent sexual harassment, read the new article written by Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, Michelle Kim.

The Coach Malek Show is up and running! Malek Banoun has announced that he will be posting videos of workout tips, but he needs your opinion of how often and how long his videos should be. Share your thoughts!

Those in the medical field work to help their patients recover, but they sometimes neglect their own health. Join Lisa Dale Miller in a daylong retreat of Dharmic Self-Care for clinicians at Spirit Rock on November 12, and allow your mind, body and heart to be restored.

Frank Strona shares his talk on mentoring LGBT people in tech at TechInclusion. Watch the video if you’d like to learn more.

Recommended Resources

Planning a European vacation but want to work on your marketing campaign as well? No problem! Join Lou Bortone in Tuscany, Italy from April 29 to May 5 as he holds his Marketing Mastermind Under the Tuscan Sun. Lou was mentioned by Nicole Holland during her Hack the Process interview.

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Process Hacker News for October 2, 2017

We’ve been doing this show for a while, and the amazing folks who’ve come to share their processes continue to evolve and create projects and resources that are worth keeping up with. To help make that easier for everybody, I thought it would be good to share a few recent updates from some of Process Hackers you’ve heard from on the show.

Process Hacker Updates

Tara Hunt recommended an inclusive tech community that’s looking for volunteers. Check out TO/gether to see some of their upcoming events and get involved.

Heather Chauvin posted a video of her interview with Renee Jain, a practical mindfulness expert for parents, about ways to address anxiety and stress:

Jina Anne has created a page on Patreon so people can get involved and stay up to date with her events, writing, speaking, and community building work around design systems. Check it out and show your support!

If you’re confused about where to publish what in social media, check out Frank Strona’s latest blog post explaining how he decides what information goes where and why.

Happy Keshapalooza from Dr. Kesha Moore! It’s a month-long celebration of stress-busters focusing on the science of happiness, as she explains in her recent video.

Carter Thomas has been podcasting about the bitcoin economy, and his show Coin Mastery just hit its 200,000th download. Way to go, Carter!

Side Hustle Nation just published an essay by Tom Corson-Knowles walking readers through the seven steps to earning their first $1000 as a freelance writer.

Jay Wong interviewed Alex Charfen, a podcaster and consultant who is famous for discovering the entrepreneurial personality type (EPT) for his Inner Changemaker podcast.

The Inner Game of You is a new video from Guy and Ilan Ferdman of Satori Prime. Also don’t miss the latest episode of their Have It All podcast, where they discuss how to heal your core wounds.

Paula Jenkins is kicking off the third season of her Jump Start Your Joy podcast with episode 102, in which she talks about reconnecting with your joy when something you once loved now feels heavy.

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