Momentum, Impactful Ideas, Terrible Leaders, and More in Process Hacker News

Welcome to the Process Hacker News, your 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 momentum, impactful ideas, terrible leaders, and more.

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Brian Solis will be one of the keynote speakers at the Future of Marketing Conference on February 19 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.


Malcolm Gladwell has published a new book called Talking to Strangers. Find out what it’s all about as Omar Zenhom breaks down the invaluable lessons he found in there.

Tom Morkes is joined on his podcast by Jonathan Keyser, the CEO of Arizona’s largest tenant rep commercial real estate firm, who talks about how he grew his business, how he trains leaders thru the Keyser Institute, and how you don’t have to be ruthless to win.


All You Have to Do is Ask, the new book by our latest Hack the Process guest, Dr. Wayne Baker, is now available. Go get your copy today and give yourself permission to ask for the help you want.

Leadership teams can be high-performing powerhouses, but they can also set a bad example in the organization. In Ron Carucci’s new Forbes article, he points out the pitfalls of tolerating bad behavior within leadership groups.

Being a parent is all about great child-rearing, and Maria Dismondy wants to help you out with a list of parenting books to raise kind and caring kids.

Wouldn’t you love to have a one-hour work week? Jon Dykstra weighs the pros and cons if he were to work one hour a week and still try to grow his online publishing company.

Turning Ideas Into Impact is a new book out on the Think Aha website that gathers insights about leadership skills from sixteen women who are Silicon Valley consultants, including the book’s co-author, Kimberly Wiefling.

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SXSW 2020 is happening from March 13 to 22 in Austin, Texas, featuring speakers Tim Ferriss and Brene Brown, who jointly inspired Hack the Process guests Michelle Kim, Omar Zenhom, Alex Cespedes, Vinay Patankar, Malek Banoun, Heather Chauvin, and Kate Swoboda.

You can now get the expanded version of Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It by Kamal Ravikant. Marissa Orr found motivation in Kamal’s books.

Blasting Through Blocks is a new workshop by Julia Cameron, who was mentioned as a resource by Loic Le Meur, Jay Wong, and Heather Chauvin.

Thanks for checking out this Process Hacker News update from Hack the Process. If you liked what you saw, please leave a comment to let us know what processes you’re hacking.

Published by M. David Green

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

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