Process Hacker News for February 19, 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 billionaires, soft fronts, wild hearts, and a meaningless, uncaring universe. Enjoy!


If you want to center your business around love and inspiration, sign up for The Heart of Money, a course created by Mark Silver which starts on February 28.


A free online summit hosted by Tom Morkes called the $100K Launch School begins February 19th and runs until the 24th. Two of our other past Hack the Process guests, Brennan Dunn and Ryan Waggoner, along with myself, are among the featured speakers.

As a speaker at Relationships and the Health-Promoting Power of Connection Across the Lifespan, Rhonda Magee will be discussing the value of compassionate, inclusive communication. This event will be held at UCLA from March 16 to 18.

Are you wondering what role managers play in Agile teams? On February 28, Ron Lichty will be speaking about that to the Beyond Agile group at Impact Hub in Seattle.


Looking for funding for your tech projects related to diversity and inclusion? Ashe Dryden and her team at Fund Club would love to give you a hand. Apply now!


Rich Mironov was interviewed on InfoQ’s Engineering Culture podcast about product development trends.

Entrepreneur Naveen Jain guests on The Inner Changemaker Podcast with Jay Wong to explain what’s involved in becoming a billionaire.

Anxiety and depression are ongoing life issues Pace Smith and Kyeli have to deal with. In the latest podcast episode of The Dervish and the Mermaid, they share how some recent medication changes help them not care whether the universe is a meaningless, uncaring void.


Process Street, founded by Vinay Patankar was featured on as one of four tools to run your company remotely.

LeadFuze led by Justin McGill recently published a new article showing some copywriting principles to test out in sales and email campaigns.

Recommended Resources

In Brene Brown’s most recent interview on the On Being Podcast, she emphasizes the importance of having a strong back, soft front and a wild heart. Brene was referenced by two of our past guests, Kate Swoboda and Heather Chauvin.

Living Compassion has opened registration for two workshops, Conscious Compassionate Action and Parenting with the Mentor. Cheri Huber, admired by Kate Swoboda and referenced during Mike Massy’s episode of Hack the Process, is a mindfulness teacher and the founder of Living Compassion.

Nathan Curtis, founder of user experince design firm EightShapes and a recommendation made by Hack the Process guest Jina Anne, explains Design system intermediaries in his latest blog post.

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Process Hacker News for February 5, 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 meditation retreats, funding good tech, boosting sales, and more. Enjoy!


RightMessage, a new automated content personalization tool, just launched, and Brennan Dunn could use your help in spreading the good news!


Fund Club, which was co-founded by Ashe Dryden, was able to raise $7800 in January to help bring back ThurstHQ, a safe dating app that lets queer people of any gender connect online. You can support Fund Club too!


Thanks to Kimberly Wiefling for sharing news about the Women of MENA in Technology Conference which features women of Middle Eastern and North American backgrounds in tech. It’s happening at Oath in Sunnyvale, California on February 10.

Join Lisa Dale Miller for a day of meditation on February 10 at Equanimity: Freedom Beyond Identity and Preference in Santa Cruz.

Awaken clarity and experience results by joining The Elevation Effect, a two-day gathering for men that will be led by JuVan Langford from April 28 to 29 in London.


Our most recent guest on Hack the Process, Mike Massy, just uploaded a new video recording of his song, Qalbi. Give it a listen!

Sarah Cooper dreamed of being a comedian but ended up with Plan B: working for Google. Hear her talk about her career detour and her upcoming book on the Recode Decode Podcast.


Process Street by Vinay Patankar has published some new blog posts by Benjamin Brandall and Ben Mulholland on simple process creation methods and lean manufacturing principles for quality results.

Google Alerts can help boost your sales. Find out how with step-by-step examples in this article from LeadFuze, founded by Justin McGill.

Recommended Resources

The annual Wisdom 2.0 Conference is coming up this month, from the 22nd to the 24th of February in San Francisco. Guest speakers include some Hack the Process recommendations such as Jon Kabat-Zinn, Jack Kornfield and Chade Meng-Tan. They were people who influenced Bill Duane, Lisa Dale Miller, Rhonda Magee, and Loic LeMeur.

When designing an interface, how do you understand the needs of users? Paul Boag, a resource mentioned by Curtis McHale, may be able to help you figure that out on the latest episode of the Boagworld podcast.

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Process Hacker News for January 15, 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 advice about focusing your intentions, getting that book published, and how seriously to take the new year’s resolutions you just made. Remember, if you sign up you can get all this delivered right to your inbox every week, along with a few exclusive updates for the Process Hackers on our mailing list. Enjoy!


Start the year with a good laugh! Go check out comedian Sarah Cooper’s site for information about her upcoming shows in 2018.


Be inspired by Adam Siddiq’s grandfather’s true tale of captivity and strength through suffering in Adam’s new book, Shackled: A Journey from Political Imprisonment to Freedom.


New Year, new you shouldn’t be the case. Hear what JuVan Langford has to say about waiting until a new year starts to make changes for the better.

What is that One Thing you seriously want to focus on? Jay Wong interviews Jay Papasan, co-author of the bestselling book “How to Focus On One Thing,” about why this matters.

Finding your fans and making a living as an artist can be tricky. Jeff Goins talks about that with Tom Corson-Knowles.

Get your dose of rhetoric as Daniel Coffeen elaborates on the radical empiricism of rhetoric in a recent interview. Plus, read The Delirium of Empiricism, a blog post Daniel just published.

Sponsoring a major conference can cost some serious cash. Find out how much it could be, and how to determine if it’s worth the investment, from Omar Zenhom.


Our latest Hack the Process guest, Ron Carucci shares scientific evidence that proves timing is essential for successful change.

Recommended Resources

Join The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit for free on January 22, where some of the leaders in the field like Shefali Tsabary, Chade-Meng Tan, Pema Chodron, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Jack Kornfield are speaking. They were all recommendations made by Heather Chauvin, Bill Duane, Lisa Dale Miller, Rhonda Magee, Kate Swoboda, Jenny Feinberg and Loic LeMeur.

Author Julia Cameron reminds you to Keep the drama on the page in her latest blog post. She has been a great influence on Jay Wong, Loic LeMeur and Heather Chauvin.

Want to know how to become a published author in 90 days? The new episode of Entrepreneur on Fire with Self Publishing School Podcast host Chandler Bolt might help. Tom Morkes, Nicaila Matthews and Nicole Holland have all spoken highly of John Lee Dumas.

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Process Hacker News for November 13, 2017

Process Hacker Updates


This week a couple of our Process Hackers were recognized in the media:

Jay Wong has been named as one of the Top 40 Millennial Influencers to Follow in 2018 by New Theory Magazine. Check out who else is on the list!

Previous Hack the Process guest Tom Morkes has been noted as one of the 7 Top Motivating and Inspiring Mentors of 2017, alongside other noteworthy publishers including vloggers Casey Neistat and Gary Vaynerchuk, by self-mastery coach Johnny from the Motion-Effect blog.


Several Process Hackers published new blog posts and podcast episodes this week:

If you want to know what the hardest part about starting a new business is, get it straight from founder, Loic Le Meur in his recently published Medium article.

An Artist’s Benediction is a new Medium post by Jenny Feinberg where you’ll find some words of inspiration and commitment. Read on to find out more about how she approaches her art.

If you’d like to develop a tough attitude, read Curtis McHale as he dissects Angela Duckworth’s book Grit, and see how the book is divided into three main questions and answers.

Being healthy while still being productive at work don’t always feel like they can go hand in hand, but this essay about five easy habits by Julian Hayes II might change your mind.

Want to be an expert in Artificial Intelligence or at least look like one? Perhaps you can by employing these hilarious tips by Noshaba Khan on Sarah Cooper’s blog.


One of our Process Hackers is participating in a live event you might want to check out:

What Use is Mindfulness in the Face of Injustice? Learn more about how mindfulness can transform our society by joining this retreat with Rhonda Magee and Jon Kabat-Zinn on December 1 and 2 in New York.


And one of the Process Hackers is running a contest:

This week Dr. Kesha Moore is giving away a Woman’s Success Package written by women, for women. Just answer a simple question before November 17 for a chance to win three books by Brene Brown, Valorie Burton, and Kesha herself.

Recommended Resources

And here are a few updates from people our Process Hackers have recommended following:

Have you heard of STATION F, a huge startup campus set in Paris? Read all about Brian Solis’s experience and even watch the video as he explores this formerly abandoned train station to show how it has transformed into a glorious new venue for tech startups. Brian was one of the resources mentioned in Tara Hunt‘s Hack the Process interview.

If you’ve already gotten over the challenge of starting a business, you may be looking for The Trick to Scaling a Business. If so, you can learn a lot in the newest episode on Entrepreneur On Fire, where John Lee Dumas discovers how Nikitas Tsoukalis grew his business 80% every year. Tom Morkes, Nicaila Matthews, and Nicole Holland all told Hack the Process that they found inspiration thru John Lee Dumas’s podcast.

That’s the Process Hacker News for this week. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list, where I’m planning to share expanded updates along with all the links. And if this has been helpful, it would be great to hear back from you!

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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