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 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 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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Managing a VA-Driven Business and a Family With Digital Nomad Michelle Dale on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 55

Buying a one-way ticket from the UK to Egypt was how Michelle Dale started her journey toward the digital nomad lifestyle. Along the way she’s worked as a virtual assistant for clients, helped other VAs and online entrepreneurs find their own paths to success, created a business with twenty employees, and built a family with a husband and three children. In this episode of Hack the Process Michelle will discuss how she created her own path to independence as a virtual assistant, tell us what inspired her along the way to start selling digital products and courses, and share the one essential factor she looks for when choosing a virtual assistant.

Where to find Michelle online


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