2018-09-18 Process Hacker News – Friendlier Brands, Unfaithful Lovers, Daring Leaders, and More

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 friendlier brands, unfaithful lovers, daring leaders, and more. Enjoy!


Quit procrastinating and finally cross those to-do’s off your list at Finish Up Weekend, an event led by Alex Hillman focused on helping you finish the projects you’ve been finding excuses to delay, which will happen at Indy Hall in Philadelphia from September 28 to 30. And if you value your time, you also won’t want to miss reading Alex’s magic response to folks who write in asking to pick his brain.


The dangers of being unfaithful have fueled storytellers for countless generations, and this week Alex Cespedes shares three of these short stories and discusses the hows and whys of cheating on the Rendition Podcast.

Sarah Cooper joins fellow comedians Josh Gondelman and Mehran Khaghani for a crazy interview that’s sure to crack you up on The Comedy Cellar!

If you’re starting a small business, you might want to keep these tips by Alayna Pehrson in mind, including
Alistair Clay’s advice about how long it can take for a business to grow and prosper.

Jumpstart Your Joy, a podcast hosted by Paula Jenkins was included in a list of podcast suggestions compiled by lifestyle blogger Candi Elm. If you’re a busy mom, an entrepreneur, or a joy seeker, tune in to Paula’s podcast to get some encouragement.

You can create a friendlier, more open brand that reaches out to your audience. How? Tara Hunt has a new video that breaks down what a social brand is.


The recent news about Serena Williams prompted Julian Hayes to write about achieving success, no matter if it’s sports or business.

Animoto, co-founded by Jason Hsiao has just teamed up with Getty Images, who will be providing stock images for the video creation company.

Produce sales by generating and nurturing top-of-funnel leads. Justin McGill breaks down the terms and how-to’s in his latest article on the Freshworks Blog.

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Jay Samit, the Independent Vice Chairman of Deloitte who was mentioned by Hack the Process guest Pam Wasley, will go onstage as a speaker at the Nexus Conference, an event that centers on blockchain technology for business, running from September 19 to 21 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Dare to Lead is an upcoming book by Brene Brown which you’ll find in the self-help section of Amazon beginning October 9. Heather Chauvin is one of the people who have been inspired by Brene’s words.

Another big name in tech is acquiring a journalism business. Time Magazine will be taken over by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who was referenced by Tiffani Bova. The magazine will have no connection to Salesforce or to Marc’s role at the cloud software and services company.

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Published by M. David Green

The host of Hack the Process, M. David Green is a writer and agile coach.

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