Scientific Happiness, Crowdfunding Tips, Joyful Style, and More in Process Hacker News

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 scientific happiness, crowdfunding tips, joyful style, and more.

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In his latest podcast episode, Daniel Coffeen teaches us about the performative essence of language while reading Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl.”

Recent Hack the Process guest Michael Kaufman has a new video on Big Think about equal parenting, or sharing the care work between parents, which may be one of the biggest positive changes in gender equality in today’s society.

Interested in how crowdfunding works? Zach Smith from Funded Today came on The Nicole Holland Show to talk about the secrets to getting your ideas crowdfunded.

Julia Geisman, CEO of CareerAgility, has experienced bias because she is a woman, and strongly believes in the importance of gender diversity and female leadership. Learn more about Julia on the latest episode of the Twelve-Minute Convos Podcast with Engel Jones.

Style coach Stasia Savasuk believes our fashion style can bring us joy by defining who we are. Hear Stasia explain this message and discuss her entrepreneurial journey on the Jumpstart Your Joy Podcast with host Paula Jenkins.

Kate Swoboda guests twice on the Think Outside the Lines Podcast for a two-part conversation about coaching and what she calls the courage habit–which is also the title of her newest book!


San Francisco elementary schools are practicing mindfulness thanks to mindfulness teacher and Hack the Process guest Andrew Nance. Andrew and his work were recently featured on ABC 7 News.

Setting priorities should be your number one job as a business owner. In a new article by Mark Silver, he proposes what your other top priorities should be and why.

Avochato, co-founded by Alex De Simone, was pointed out in a Forbes article about business to consumer communication as one of the customer relationship management tools that allow sales teams to text message customers.

Get the most out of your leads by creating a multichannel sales process. Justin McGill, co-founder of lead generation service LeadFuze, has made a guide to walk you through the steps.

Recommended Resources

Psychologists, educators, social workers, and healthcare workers are invited to join The Science of Happiness: A Greater Good Gathering from May 2 to 5 at UC Berkeley to hear about how we can create happiness in today’s busy and stressful life. Jack Kornfield, an author and Buddhist teacher highly recommended by Loic Le Meur, will be one of the presenters.

When starting a new job, what should you focus on? Michael D. Watkins, an author whose book Pam Wasley recommended, shares five questions we need to keep in mind when taking on a new role.

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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