Process Hacker News for March 6, 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 imposter syndrome, intermittent fasting, inspired organizations, and more. Enjoy!


For the second episode of Groundless Ground Podcast, Lisa Dale Miller invited Researcher and Bodymind Science Co-Founder Peter Payne to speak about the clinical use of Qigong.

Pam Wasley shares her insights on networks, leadership, and career, and states that nothing is a one-way street on On The Schmooze Podcast.

Podcasting has a lot of perks, and gaining visibility and credibility by podcast guesting is highly possible. Nicole Holland gives details about that on the Your Online Genius Podcast.

Malek Banoun gets asked by a caller about intermittent fasting. Hear about his experience in the new episode of FIT Sessions Podcast.

This week’s winner of Free Ride Friday has been announced on The $100 MBA Show, where Omar Zenhom reveals the most important asset in business, how to develop it, and how to use it effectively.


Last month Hack the Hood, an organization helping low-income youth of color to enter careers in tech, raised $7,800 with the help of the members of Fund Club. Keep supporting Fund Club, co-founded by Ashe Dryden.


Avoid some common mistakes managers make when it comes to diverse teams by following these suggestions by Michelle Kim on Quartz at Work.

In a new article written by Julian Hayes, he enumerates a couple of reasons why feeling like an impostor is good for high performers.


Kimberly Wiefling’s newest book, Inspired Organizational Cultures: Discover your DNA, Engage Your People, and Design Your Future is now out!


Encourage positive traits in your kids by watching Empowering Kids with Character from Maria Dismondy. For the month of February, Maria suggested using the February Love Challenge to boost your child’s good character.

Recommended Resources

Being needy is commonly seen as a negative trait, but on the Being Well Podcast with Dr. Rick Hanson, who was recommended by Andrew Nance, Dr. Rick says that we all have needs, and explains how to get yours met.

Cecil Baldwin, a resource mentioned by Alex Cespedes, recently announced that ALL HAIL, Welcome to Night Vale’s live show, is coming to the US and Canada in April. Check out their schedule to know if they’re stopping by your neighborhood.

Come meet and greet Elizabeth Gilbert on her Big Magic Tour! Elizabeth’s words as an author inspired Tara Byrne.

Thanks for checking out this Process Hacker News update from Hack the Process. If you liked what you saw, please leave a comment to let us know what processes you’re hacking.

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.

Thanks for checking out this Process Hacker News update from Hack the Process. If you liked what you saw, please leave a rating in iTunes, and a comment to let us know what processes you’re hacking.

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 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.

Note: Process Hacker News will be taking a brief hiatus for the holidays, but will be returning next year. If you want to make sure you don’t miss an issue, along with special items that are exclusive to mailing list members, be sure to sign up and join the Hack the Process community!

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


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.


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.


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.


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.

Thanks for listening to this Process Hacker News update from Hack the Process. Go to for links and details, or to sign up for the mailing list for expanded updates. And please leave a rating in iTunes, and a comment to let us know what processes you’re hacking. This has been M. David Green for Hack the Process.