Blowing Up Best Practices with Steve Goldbach on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 62

As Chief Strategy Officer at Deloitte, Steve Goldbach has had a chance to observe all the time-honored best practices at some of the biggest companies in the world. What he realized was that following best practices can be an excuse for not paying attention to what really matters. Steve’s new book, Detonate, co-authored by Geoff… Continue reading Blowing Up Best Practices with Steve Goldbach on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 62

Maria Dismondy Shows How to Write, Publish, and Build a Business as a Mom on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 54

When you need a particular book and it doesn’t exist, sometimes you just have to write it yourself. But it takes focus and determination to turn a first book into a career change, especially while bringing up three children. Maria Dismondy took on that challenge, and now she’s an award-winning writer of children’s literature, and… Continue reading Maria Dismondy Shows How to Write, Publish, and Build a Business as a Mom on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 54

Becoming Brave Enough for Comedy with Sarah Cooper on Hack the Process, Episode 29

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… Continue reading Becoming Brave Enough for Comedy with Sarah Cooper on Hack the Process, Episode 29

Careers for the Modern Philosopher with Daniel Coffeen on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 16

I first came across Daniel Coffeen when I listened to his popular 2008 Rhetoric class after the entire semester of lectures was made available online for free by UC Berkeley. His powerful and enthusiastic approach to teaching a traditional academic subject impressed me, and I’ve been following his career ever since–or at least I thought… Continue reading Careers for the Modern Philosopher with Daniel Coffeen on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 16