Skipped Habits, Disruptive Thinkers, Saying No, 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 skipped habits, disruptive thinkers, saying no, and more.

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Disruptive thinkers will convene for the tech conference, DisruptED19, from January 30 to February 1 in Winnipeg, Canada to discuss the future of work and education. Jennifer Riel will be one of the keynote speakers.

On February 11, Rich Mironov and Bruce McCarthy are joining ProductTank Auckland in New Zealand to speak about saying no to good ideas.


Shira Miller had a successful business, but the economic recession hit her hard, and she had to let go of her dream. On the Life Through Transitions Podcast with Jon de Waal, Shira shares how she made peace with it and how she got back on her feet again.

Find out more about e-commerce cooperatives like Empowery as their president, Barth Getto explains their value on The Winning Brand Podcast.

Sasha Ariel Alston stars on the Superwomen in Science Podcast, where she discusses teaching youth about coding.

If you’re not feeling it in your heart to set goals, Mark Silver proposes you create a Stop Doing List instead in his latest video.


After winning the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards, Adam Siddiq’s book, Shackled, had been nominated again for the 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards. Cast your vote and show some support!

In an article on Book Riot, Kate Swoboda’s book, The Courage Habit, was recommended as one of the fifteen best books on habits. Kate also recommends routines to reduce anxiety in her latest episode of the Your Courageous Life Podcast.

Speaking of habits, Ryan Waggoner admits that skipping habits and daily habit streaks can often stress us out.

Serving in Congress, you might find people whose views and opinions oppose yours. Chief Strategist Chris Campbell shares his insights about working with people who are very different from yourself in an interview with Ron Carucci for Forbes.

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Being a Wayfinder means keeping your authentic self to excel in life. If you’d like to become a Wayfinder Life Coach, Martha Beck, recommended by Pace Smith, is accepting registrations until February 21.

The Tesla Customer Referral Program ends on February 1, but before then, you can give your friends a chance to gain exclusive benefits like six months of supercharging, a chance to race an electric semi truck around their test track, and an extended five-year warranty. Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, was mentioned as an inspiration by many of past Hack the Process guests including Ricky Yean, Alex De Simone, Tom Morkes, Omar Zenhom, and Loic Le Meur.

In an interview with Men’s Health, Malcolm Gladwell, referenced by Josh Haynam, reveals some details about his new podcast, Broken Record, his love for music, and sadness.

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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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