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.
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? Leade.rs 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.
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!
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.
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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 HacktheProcess.com/contact/.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
It takes courage to be funny, and Sarah Cooper can tell you all about it. She left a comfortable position in management at Google to become a writer and a stand-up comedian. But she took inspiration from her work, sharing a series of comics and blog posts with her observations about office behavior that eventually led to a publishing deal and her first book, “100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings.” In this episode, Sarah will tell us about how she drew on her childhood dreams to validate the difficult choice to change careers, the value of sharing imperfect ideas early instead of waiting to refine them, and how she’s adjusting to the transition from employee to entrepreneur.