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 February 27, 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 texting artists, entrepreneurial conversations, and lingerie. Enjoy!


This year’s South by Southwest will run from March 9 to 18, where big names are joining the speaker lineup, including serial entrepreneur and Hack the Process guest Loïc Le Meur. Register now!


Ade Hassan of Nubian Skin changed the lingerie game when she went on a quest to redefine nude tones for women of color. Listen to her interview where she bares all on Sidehustle Pro with host Nicaila Matthews.

In his new TEDx Talk, Ron Carucci explains the secret to having influence.

Truly Social Founder Tara Hunt says that brands are not very spontaneous or flexible, so can brands be truly social? Watch her latest video to discover a few tips!

Paula Jenkins of Jumpstart Your Joy Podcast just launched a new podcast series called Friendpreneur, aimed at sharing real conversations between Paula and other entrepreneur friends. Her first guest is self-care mentor, Christy Tending.

Listen to how Entrepreneur and Podcast Host Sunny Durante let go of struggle and embraced the flow of life with Satori Prime brothers, Guy and Ilan Ferdman on the Have It All Podcast.


Artist texting is now a thing. Read Artist Manager Jake Udell’s article about it, and about Avochato, which lets artists mass text their fans. Avochato’s CEO, Alex de Simone, is a previous Hack the Process guest.

Recently, Jon Dykstra got a cease and desist letter for embedding a YouTube video. Read his latest blog post to find out more about your rights and how the law can protect you in this sticky situation.

Read the musings of Daniel Coffeen, in which he recalls reading Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition for the first time.

Recommended Resources

At City Summit 2018, Author Jay Samit got interviewed on entrepreneurship, success, and his book, Disrupt You! Hack the Process guest Pam Wasley suggested following Jay.

Rob Bell of The Robcast published a three-hour audio project on parenting observations called Launching Rockets last year with Kristen Bell. Now Kristen Bell is back again on the podcast to relaunch rockets. Rob was referenced by our latest Hack the Process guest Jon De Waal.

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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 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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Process Hacker News for October 30, 2017

There are so many distractions in the news these days, from politics to natural disasters, that it can be hard to focus your attention on your own process. But as the latest Process Hacker Josh Haynam mentioned in his interview, having that routine to fall back on can make all the difference, and can actually help unleash your creativity.

We’ve got some great updates this week from the creative Process Hackers who’ve been guests on the show before, along with a new feature: Recommended Resources, which we’ll be using to share useful updates from people who have been recommended by our Process Hackers.



Process Hacker Updates

Law and mindfulness practitioner, Rhonda Magee was acknowledged on the Mindful blog post by James Gimian, where he explains his perspective on Why There’s No Mindfulness Movement.

Ever wondered how podcasters make money podcasting? Discover what Luis Congdon can teach you. You may also want to listen to his latest podcast episode with David Henzel on living a balanced life.

This week Loic Le Meur, founder of the speaker network, published a great essay about the impact of mindfulness and meditation on his life over the past five years.

Don’t like bad news or Mondays? Satori Prime siblings Guy and Ilan Ferdman have two new episodes on their Have It All podcast just for you. Listen in to their conversation on The Inner Game of Your Response on the Shooting in Vegas and their chat with their guest, Matthew Cooke on How to Love Mondays.

If you are an independent or self-published author, Tom Corson-Knowles invites you to join 2017 Readers Choice Awards. Submissions are accepted until December 10.

On November 6 in Silicon Valley, Ron Lichty will be speaking at Agile Camp about dream teams and how to make them come true. The last two events sold out, so go register now!

Leaving your beloved job in exchange for more time with your children is a must, and that’s exactly what led Jessica Sweet to open her own coaching business. Join Tom Morkes as he speaks to Jessica about How to Grow Your Own Coaching Business.

Jumpstart Your Joy host Paula Jenkins speaks this week with her guest, Christine Petty, about the topic of Trust, Love, and Spirituality.

Recommended Resource Updates

Lewis Howes, a lifestyle coach referenced by several Process Hackers, is interviewed on Michael Alden’s new episode, where he shares his journey from sports to entrepreneurship, and tells more about his upcoming book, The Mask of Masculinity.

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