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 30, 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 CNN Executives, Writing Contests, Monetizing Your Expertise, and More. Enjoy!


Listen in as Gavin Zuchlinski chats with Doug Morneau on Doug’s podcast about qualified prospects and client appointments.

How entrepreneurs and C level executives work together has changed, thanks to the interim executive model. That’s what Pam Wasley discusses in her latest interview on the Reach or Miss Podcast.

Being an expert at something doesn’t immediately guarantee any cash flow, but My Fab Finance founder Tonya Rapley shares her knowledge on how to monetize your expertise with host Nicaila Matthews on Side Hustle Pro.

Free stuff used to be enough to bring traffic to your website, but does free content still work in today’s saturated market? You can find out on The $100 MBA Show with Omar Zenhom.

Dad is in control has now come true for the Mom is In Control podcast! Heather Chauvin has her husband Bryan Chauvin as a guest again on her show, and they have an amusing back and forth about the experiences in their marriage and their new Facebook group. While you’re there, check out her episode on the importance of energy healing.


TCK Publishing by Tom Corson-Knowles just announced that they’ll be hosting a writing prompt competition every Friday. Check out their Facebook page for more details!


Ron Carucci writes about his chat with former CNN Executive Parisa Khosravi on what it takes to find a leader’s voice.

Julian Hayes II has two new blog posts with tips on four toxic words to avoid and four nighttime habits to keep as simple keys to success.


If you’re a woman searching for a community geared towards Purpose, Passion and Power, you are welcome to join Kesha Moore’s free Facebook group to link up!

Recommended Resources

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant, who is also one of Michelle Kim’s role models, was recently featured on Walmart’s 28 Second of Greatness, a series they created for Black History Month that shows clips of inspirational people.

Robert Scoble thinks Mark Zuckerberg just turned up the dopamine after hearing Facebook’s recent announcement about posting more friends and family news on our Facebook feeds. Robert was recommended by Tara Hunt.

Nathan Barry of ConvertKit, the email marketing tool for online creators, has just updated their mission statement. Justin McGill spoke of Nathan 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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Process Hacker News for November 27, 2017


WebinarNinja founder Omar Zenhom reveals how to create a successful Saas business during his interview on OkDork. Omar’s own $100 MBA Podcast also just published a new episode, where you can listen to him discuss whether it’s better to hire early or late.

Conversations and cocktails are the stars of Hampton Catlin’s podcast, We Have A Microphone. In their latest episode, Hampton and Michael drink Kew Garden Coolers and have a little chat about the FCC, film classifications and pickles.

Pam Wasley was a guest on the Support is Sexy Podcast, where she shares her entrepreneurship journey and explains how interim executives are changing the workforce.

The OuchSourcing Podcast had Vinay Patankar on as a guest. In the interview, Vinay emphasizes the importance of process documentation.


Do hard things. Why? Read what Kate Swoboda has to say in her latest blog entry.


BravHery is a live, two-day event in the UK from January 13 to 14, where JuVan Langford will coach women live to help them achieve clarity and awareness.

For all you Quarter Moon-level Patreon patrons who can’t make it to the Clarity Conference on Design Systems this week, Jina Anne rewards you with access to all the Clarity Conference videos when they’re released to the attendees. Last year’s Clarity videos are up on YouTube already, and well worth a look.


Alex Hillman just announced that the Stacking the Bricks Cyber Monday Bundle is up! To get more details on this discounted jump-start for your own product business, subscribe to their mailing list.

Resource News

What do KSwiss, Mindset, and Michael Jordan have in common? Gary Vaynerchuk! Hear him chat all about these topics on his third time on The Breakfast Club. Tara Hunt and Malek Banoun both spoke highly of Gary in their interviews on Hack the Process.

Buddhist practitioner and author, Jack Kornfield dives into how loving awareness can shift one’s sense of self into enlightened wisdom in his recent podcast entry. Jack is one of the folks recommended by Loic Le Meur.

Leslie Mac invites you to share on Giving Tuesday, a national fundraising event happening on November 28, centered on giving back to black women. Michelle Kim is one of the individuals greatly influenced by Leslie’s work.

Note: Thanks for all the positive feedback about this feature. I’ve started sending expanded weekly updates to the mailing list as well. Come join the Process Hacker community and stay up to date on what our amazing guests and the folks they follow have been up to.