Podcast

Hack the Process: Mindful Action on Your Plans

Hack the Process is a podcast about taking action on your plans, and building your business, your career, and your life around sustainable and satisfying systems that support mindful and meaningful progress.

Episodes

  • Red Flags, Early Mornings, Dubious Devices, and More in Process Hacker News

    Feb 19 2019

    Red Flags, Early Mornings, Dubious Devices, 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 red flags, early mornings, dubious devices, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/red-flags-early-mornings-dubious-devices-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy! Events Heather Chauvin is bringin...more

  • Exciting Storytellers, Messy Transitions, Self-Sabotage, and More in Process Hacker News

    Feb 13 2019

    Exciting Storytellers, Messy Transitions, Self-Sabotage, 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 exciting storytellers, messy transitions, self-sabotage, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/exciting-storytellers-messy-transitions-self-sabotage-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy...more

  • Meditating Moms, Real Resolutions, Viral Video, and More in Process Hacker News

    Feb 06 2019

    Meditating Moms, Real Resolutions, Viral Video, 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 meditating moms, real resolutions, viral video, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/meditating-moms-real-resolutions-viral-video-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy! Media What exactly is...more

  • Skipped Habits, Disruptive Thinkers, Saying No, and More in Process Hacker News

    Jan 30 2019

    Skipped Habits, Disruptive Thinkers, Saying No, 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 skipped habits, disruptive thinkers, saying no, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/skipped-habits-disruptive-thinkers-saying-no-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy! Events Disruptive thin...more

  • Women’s Lit, Men’s Empowerment, Mindful Kids, and More in Process Hacker News

    Jan 22 2019

    Women’s Lit, Men’s Empowerment, Mindful Kids, 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 women’s lit, men’s empowerment, mindful kids, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/womens-lit-mens-empowerment-mindful-kids-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy! Events ...more

  • Brave Comedy, Healthcare Design, Brand Credibility, and More in Process Hacker News

    Jan 16 2019

    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 brave comedy, healthcare design, brand credibility, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/brave-comedy-healthcare-design-brand-credibility-and-more-in-process-hacker-news/. Enjoy! Events New York, laugh until you drop at the first ever You’re So Brave Co...more

  • 2019-01-08 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 09 2019

    Imposter Syndrome, The Tao of Trauma, Political Prisoners, 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 imposter syndrome, the tao of trauma, political prisoners, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2019-01-08-process-hacker-news-imposter-syndrome-the-tao-of-trauma-political-prisoners-and-mor...more

  • 2019-01-01 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 01 2019

    Finding Mentors, Being Wrong, Surfing Change, 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’re talking about finding mentors, being wrong, surfing change, and more. For all the links, or to watch the video, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2019-01-01-process-hacker-news-finding-mentors-being-wrong-surfing-change-and-more/. ...more

  • 2018-12-19 Process Hacker News

    Dec 19 2018

    Flawed Narratives, Office Humor, Novel Writing, 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 flawed narratives, office humor, novel writing, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-12-19-process-hacker-news-flawed-narratives-office-humor-novel-writing-and-more/. Enjoy! Events Aging i...more

  • 2018-12-11 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Dec 11 2018

    Interim Executives, Poetry Agents, Content Curation, 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 interim executives, poetry agents, content curation, and more. For all the links, or to watch the video, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-12-11-process-hacker-news-interim-executives-poetry-agents-content-curation-an...more

  • 2018-12-04 Process Hacker News

    Dec 04 2018

    Holiday Mentors, Profitable Podcasts, Trauma Therapy, 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 holiday mentors, profitable podcasts, trauma therapy, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-12-04-process-hacker-news-holiday-mentors-profitable-podcasts-trauma-therapy-and-more/. Enjoy! ...more

  • 2018-11-27 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 27 2018

    Sustainable Systems, Marketing Trends, Meditation Technology, 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 sustainable systems, marketing trends, meditation technology, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-11-27-process-hacker-news-sustainable-systems-marketing-trends-meditation-technolog...more

  • 2018-11-13 Process Hacker News

    Nov 13 2018

    Romantic Music, Uncomfortable Conversations, Finding Purpose, 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 romantic music, uncomfortable conversations, finding purpose, and more. It’s been a year since we started publishing Process Hacker News, and I’d love to know what you like about it and what improvements you’d like to see. Please feel fr...more

  • 2018-11-06 Process Hacker News

    Nov 06 2018

    Publicity Stunts, Daily Habits, Outsourcing Options, 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 publicity stunts, daily habits, outsourcing options, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-11-06-process-hacker-news-publicity-stunts-daily-habits-outsourcing-options-and-more/ Enjoy! Ev...more

  • 69 - Using Lean Thinking for Social Impact with Ann Mei Chang on Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 31 2018

    The lean startup methodology shifted the way many companies think about business by encouraging hypothesis-driven experimentation, iterative product releases, and validated learning. But can the same concepts be applied to social impact organizations? Author Ann Mei Chang thinks it is essential, and her decades of experience as a Silicon Valley executive and Chief Innovation Officer at USAID led her to write her new book on the subject, Lean Impact. In this episode of Hack the Process Ann Mei sh...more

  • 2018-10-30 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 30 2018

    Expressive Voices, Viral Communities, Mental Workouts, 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 expressive voices, viral communities, mental workouts, and more. Enjoy! Events The Voice Matters Workshop, led by Mike Massy, is opening its doors again from November 26 to 28 in Beirut, Lebanon for people who want use their voice to expres...more

  • 2018-10-23 Process Hacker News

    Oct 23 2018

    Magic Moments, Odd Jobs, Writing Tools, 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 magic moments, odd jobs, writing tools, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-10-23-process-hacker-news-magic-moments-odd-jobs-writing-tools-and-more/ Enjoy! Listen to the podcast: Or watch the vi...more

  • 2018-10-15 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 16 2018

    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 personalized marketing, fear of failure, sharp iron, and more. For all the links or to watch the video, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-10-16-process-hacker-news-personalized-marketing-fear-of-failure-sharp-iron-and-more/ Enjoy! Events If you’re looking for more informatio...more

  • 2018-10-09 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 09 2018

    Fractional Vegetarians, Catalytic Mechanisms, Politically Active Moms, 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 fractional vegetarians, catalytic mechanisms, politically active moms, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-10-09-process-hacker-news-fractional-vegetarians-catalytic-mechan...more

  • 2018-10-02 Process Hacker News

    Oct 02 2018

    Rentable Fashion, Courageous Parenting, Effective Moonlighting, 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 rentable fashion, courageous parenting, effective moonlighting, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-10-02-process-hacker-news-rentable-fashion-courageous-parenting-effective-moonl...more

  • 2018-09-25 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 25 2018

    Powerful Conversation, Finding Happiness, Financial Control, 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 powerful conversation, finding happiness, financial control, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-09-25-process-hacker-news-powerful-conversation-finding-happiness-financial-control-...more

  • 2018-09-18 Process Hacker News

    Sep 18 2018

    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. For all the links, please check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-09-18-process-hacker-news-friendlier-brands-unfaithful-lovers-daring-leaders-and-more/ E...more

  • 2018-09-11 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 11 2018

    Career Decisions, Ground-Defying Concepts, Learned Confidence, 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 career decisions, ground-defying concepts, learned confidence, and more. Check out the show notes for all the links: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-09-11-process-hacker-news-career-decisions-ground-defying-concepts-learned-confiden...more

  • 68 - Collective Bargaining For Ecommerce Companies With Barth Getto on Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 05 2018

    In an industry like online commerce that's so dominated by big players like Amazon, a cooperative may be the answer to giving the small business owner a voice. That's what Barth Getto is trying to make happen with Empowery, a member-owned nonprofit designed to support ecommerce sellers in running their companies, promoting their interests, and getting the best rates on the services they need to be successful. In this episode of Hack the Process, Barth will tell us what makes online selling such ...more

  • 2018-09-04 Process Hacker News

    Sep 04 2018

    Mindful Americans, Overnight Success, Positive Feedback, 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 mindful Americans, overnight fame, positive feedback, and more. For all the links mentioned, please check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-09-04-process-hacker-news-mindful-americans-overnight-fame-positive-feedback-and...more

  • 2018-08-28 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 28 2018

    Bear Pride, Sleep Science, Pricing Pitfalls, 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 bear pride, sleep science, pricing pitfalls, and more. For all the links, please check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-08-28-process-hacker-news-bear-pride-sleep-science-pricing-pitfalls-and-more/ Enjoy! Events There’s stil...more

  • 67 - Confidently Growing Your Business with Tiffani Bova on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 22 2018

    Growth is usually the goal for any business, but what does growth mean to you, and how much are you willing to change in order to achieve it? Tiffani Bova has spent a career studying growth in companies large and small, going from being an analyst at Gartner to becoming the global customer growth and innovation evangelist at Salesforce, all the while building her network of thought leaders and her experience as a speaker and writer. In this episode of Hack the Process, Tiffani will tell us what ...more

  • 2018-08-21 Process Hacker News

    Aug 21 2018

    Fast Food Humor, Scheduling Social Media, Lies, Lies, Lies, 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 fast food humor, scheduling social media, lies, lies, lies, and more. For links to all the resources mentioned, please check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-08-21-process-hacker-news-fast-food-humor-scheduling-social...more

  • 2018-08-14 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 14 2018

    Delirium, Dancing, Deep Meditation, 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 delirium, dancing, deep meditation, and more. For all the links, please check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/2018-08-14-process-hacker-news-delirium-dancing-deep-meditation-and-more/ Enjoy! Launches There’s a new book out by Andrew Na...more

  • 2018-08-07 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 07 2018

    Multi-Potentialite Experts, Resettling Refugees, Supportive Designers, 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 multi-potentialite experts, resettling refugees, supportive designers, and more. For all the links, please check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-august-7-2018-multi-potentialite-experts...more

  • 66 - Video Marketing as a Product with Jason Hsiao on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 01 2018

    A decade before most of us were even thinking about cloud computing, Jason Hsiao and his team of cofounders at Animoto were testing the waters with a service that let people create and edit full-speed video in the browser. Now Animoto's history of obsession with all things video marketing has positioned them as a solid leader in this increasingly vital industry. In this episode of Hack the Process, Jason will tell us what it was like leaving a successful career at MTV and Comedy Central to launc...more

  • 2018-07-31 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 31 2018

    Celebrity Rankings, Interim Executives, Cultural Orphans, 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 celebrity rankings, interim executives, cultural orphans, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-july-31-2018-celebrity-rankings-interim-executives-cultural-orphans-and...more

  • 2018-07-24 - Process Hacker News

    Jul 24 2018

    Worthwhile Worrying, Entrepreneur Blunders, Profitable Ebooks, 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 worthwhile worrying, entrepreneurial blunders, profitable ebooks, and more. For all the links, please check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-july-24-2018-worthwhile-worrying-entrepreneur-blunder...more

  • Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 17 2018

    Mindful Arts, Meta-Therapy, Monetizing Facebook, 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 is the 35th episode of Process Hacker News, and the 100th episode of Hack the Process since the podcast launched, and I’m grateful to have a loyal tribe of regular listeners like you. This week we’ve got mindful arts, meta-therapy, monetizing Facebook, and mor...more

  • 65 - Helping Startups Do Their Own PR with Alistair Clay on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 11 2018

    Ten years as a journalist and another ten running a public relations agency gave Alistair Clay the skill to spot a newsworthy story and the experience to help make it stand out. Along the way he and his wife, Gemma, developed Class-PR as a way to help startups and entrepreneurs learn how to frame and pitch the qualities that make their businesses unique without relying on an expensive external agency. In this episode of Hack the Process, Alistair will tell us what drove him to turn the PR mentor...more

  • 2018-07-10 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 10 2018

    Mindful Veterans, Scalable Sales, Training Wheels, 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 mindful veterans, scalable sales, training wheels, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-july-10-2018-mindful-veterans-scalable-sales-training-wheels-and-more/ Enjoy! E...more

  • 2018-07-03 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 03 2018

    Future Designs, Mindset Tricks, Fitness Formulas, 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 future designs, mindset tricks, fitness formulas, and more. For all the links in this episode, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-july-3-2018-future-designs-mindset-tricks-fitness-formulas-and-more/ ...more

  • 64 - Teaching Savvy Kids to Code with Sasha Ariel Alston on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 27 2018

    You don't have to wait until you've graduated from college to find your audience and start making a difference. Sasha Ariel Alston learned that as a teenager, when the Kickstarter campaign for "Sasha Savvy Loves to Code," a children's book she wrote to empower girls of color studying the sciences, went viral and brought in more than three times its goal. In this episode of Hack the Process Sasha will tell us how her she juggles her writing and speaking career with being a full-time student, what...more

  • 2018-06-26 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 26 2018

    Mindful Lawyers, Revolutionary Memes, Brave Magic, 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 mindful lawyers, revolutionary memes, brave magic, and more. For all the links, checkout the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-june-26-2018-mindful-lawyers-revolutionary-memes-brave-magic-and-more/ Enjoy! Se...more

  • 2018-06-19 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 19 2018

    Scientific Courage, Elusive Prospects, Sleep Myths, 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 scientific courage, elusive prospects, sleep myths, and more. For all the links, please check out the show notes at: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-june-19-2018-scientific-courage-elusive-prospects-sleep-myths-and-more/ ...more

  • 2018-06-12 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 12 2018

    Hosting Teas, Urgent Sales, Thriving Creatives, and more in Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast 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 hosting teas, urgent sales, thriving creatives, and more. Enjoy! Events Tea with Strangers, founded by Ankit Shah, is hosting several events this month! See if anyone is hosting a tea time in your ...more

  • 63 - Integrative Thinking for Better Choices with Jennifer Riel on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 06 2018

    When you have to make a tough choice, what process do you follow? Do you seek common ground and compromise, or dig in your heels and insist on your original perfect vision? It turns out there may be a third option. Jennifer Riel has been working with Roger Martin to share their research on integrative thinking, which teases out the best of opposing ideas to uncover a new and sometimes unexpected approach. In this episode of Hack the Process, Jennifer will share how she went from a liberal arts m...more

  • 2018-06-05 - Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 05 2018

    Resilient Cores, YouTube Marketing, Transitional Eating, and More in the Process Hacker News for this week. For all the links, check out the show notes at: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-june-5-2018-resilient-cores-youtube-marketing-transitional-eating-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 resilient cores, YouTube ...more

  • 2018-05-30 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    May 31 2018

    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 accidental activism, scientific mindfulness, leadership failures, and more. For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-may-30-2018-accidental-activism-scientific-mindfulness-leadership-failures-and-more/ Enjoy! Events Sarah Cooper chatting with ...more

  • 2018-05-22 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    May 22 2018

    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 PR misconceptions, talent strategies, book reviews, and more. Enjoy! Media Increase your focus dramatically by asking yourself this question that Jay Wong has for you. Doing things differently may just help you find your way to success. Listen to how Josh Haynam adjusted his process and approach until his ...more

  • 2018-05-15 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    May 15 2018

    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 music releases, presentation tips, falling cryptocurrencies, and more. Enjoy! And for all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-may-15-2018-music-releases-presentation-tips-falling-cryptocurrencies-and-more/ Launches Bravo, the new album from Mike Mass...more

  • 62 - Blowing Up Best Practices with Steve Goldbach on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 09 2018

    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 Tuff, recommends ways to shift the executive mindset for strategic planning in a world where expectations and reality don't usually line up like numbers on a spreadsheet...more

  • 2018-05-05 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    May 08 2018

    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 rational miracles, habitual courage, strategic differentiation, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at https://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-may-8-2018-rational-miracles-habitual-courage-strategic-differentiation-and-more/ Books Kate Swoboda just launched her book,...more

  • 2018-05-01 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    May 01 2018

    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 psychic intuition, pricing turmoil, the delirium of kairos, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-may-1-2018-psychic-intuition-pricing-turmoil-the-delirium-of-kairos-and-more/ Events Jenny Feinberg will be holding a solo exhib...more

  • Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 24 2018

    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 cat herders, retreats in Egypt, integrative psychiatry, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-april-24-2018/ Books Discover great tips on productivity from Curtis McHale’s new book, Analogue Productivity. Events Hey, virtua...more

  • Better is Better than Perfect with Byron Morrison on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 61

    Apr 18 2018

    Few of us grow up learning how to eat well and live a healthy lifestyle. That reality confronted Byron Morrison when his father was diagnosed with colon cancer. Byron took that as a challenge to learn the science behind what he needed to know to help himself and his father get healthier and stay that way. Now he’s published a book called Become a Better You, and started a coaching business around helping others improve their mindset around health and well-being. In this episode of Hack the Proce...more

  • 2018-04-17 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 17 2018

    Process Hacker News for April 17, 2018 Trust in social media, San Francisco memories, a good night’s sleep, and more! For all the links, check out the show notes at: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-april-17-2018/ 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 trust in social media, San Francisco memories, a good night’s sleep, and...more

  • 2018-04-10 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 10 2018

    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 joyful insects, fearless beauty, conscious parenting, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-april-10-2018/ Events On April 14, Ron Lichty will be interviewed by Marcus Blankenship, where Ron will speak about the manager’s role in...more

  • 2018-04-03 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 03 2018

    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 Amish barns, traveling vagabonds, cooking entrepreneurs, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, visit the show notes for this episode at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-april-3-2018/ Fundraiser Pledge $100 a month for a great cause by joining Fund Club by Ashe Dryden. This week, Fund Clu...more

  • 2018-03-27 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 27 2018

    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 scaling businesses, political imprisonment, self-righteous ideals, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, visit the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-march-27-2018/ Events On March 29, join Tara Hunt at the 4th Toronto LinkedIn Meetup where she is a featured a speaker. Tara h...more

  • 2018-03-20 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 20 2018

    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 reclaiming confidence, purpose & legacy, not-so-free video games, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-march-20-2018/ Launches The newly-launched RightMessage by Brennan Dunn just published their feature roadmap. Interested in...more

  • 2018-03-13 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 13 2018

    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 market manipulation, courageous coaching, customer service automation, and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes for this episode at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-march-13-2018/ Launches Mike Massy just revealed his upcoming album’s cover art. The album, titled Br...more

  • 60 - Discover Your Own Unique Real Self in 12 Minutes - Engel Jones on Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 08 2018

    What can you learn about someone in 12 minutes? If you're Engel Jones, there may be no limit. Engel hosts the 12 Minute Convos podcast where he's interviewed close to 2,000 people in less than two years, focusing in on the qualities that define a unique brand for each and every one. In this episode of Hack the Process Engel will tell us about the mastermind network that inspired him to get started with his podcast, explain how he came up with the questions he uses to structure his shows, and des...more

  • 2018-03-06 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 06 2018

    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 imposter syndrome, intermittent fasting, and inspired organizations. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-march-6-2018/ Media For the second episode of Groundless Ground Podcast, Lisa Dale Miller invited Researcher and Bodymind Science ...more

  • 2018-02-27 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 28 2018

    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 texting artists, entrepreneurial conversations, and lingerie. Enjoy! For all the links, visit the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-february-27-2018/ Events This year’s South by Southwest will run from March 9 to 18, where big names are joining the speaker lineup, includin...more

  • Living In Your Liminal Transition with Jon DeWaal on Hack the Process Podcast, Episode 59

    Feb 21 2018

    It's tempting to focus on our goals and try to push quickly past the intermediate stages as we move from one state to another. But acknowledging those liminal spaces is a necessary part of the process. Jon de Waal is a coach who specializes in helping people learn how to give a name to their endings, respect their transitions, and celebrate their new beginnings. In this episode of Hack the Process Jon will tell us what convinced him to leave a practical career that supported him and his family t...more

  • 2018-02-19 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 20 2018

    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 billionaires, soft fronts, wild hearts, and a meaningless, uncaring universe. Enjoy! Courses If you want to center your business around love and inspiration, sign up for The Heart of Money, a course created by Mark Silver which starts on February 28. Events A free online summit hosted by Tom Morkes called...more

  • 2018-02-12 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 13 2018

    Process Hacker News for February 12, 2018 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 digital nomads, documentaries, and leading through change. Enjoy! Events Mark your calendars! Navalent, founded by Ron Carucci brings you Leading through Turbulence, a virtual summit aimed at leading despite change, happening from March 5 to 9. If you’re joining...more

  • 2018-02-05 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 06 2018

    Process Hacker News for February 5, 2018 For all the links, or to join the mailing list, check out the full show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-february-5-2018/ 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 meditation retreats, funding good tech, boosting sales, and more. Enjoy! Launches RightMessage, a new automated...more

  • 58 - Finding Strength in Your Own Voice with Mike Massy on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 01 2018

    I caught up with international singer, actor, and vocal empowerment coach Mike Massy in Paris while he was there starring in a musical. But Mike and I originally met through Insight Timer, a mindfulness app we both use, where I learned about his Voice Matters workshops and his theories about the healing power of the human voice. In this episode of Hack the Process Mike will tell us about the lessons he learned from working closely with vocal coaches and teachers, how mindfulness has helped him w...more

  • 2018-01-30 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 31 2018

    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 CNN Executives, Writing Contests, Monetizing Your Expertise, and More. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-january-30-2018/ Media Listen in as Gavin Zuchlinski chats with Doug Morneau on Doug’s podcast about qualified prospects and cli...more

  • 2018-01-22 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 23 2018

    Process Hacker News for January 22, 2018 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 free courses, sensitivity readers, and Facebook’s impact on journalism. Enjoy! Courses Interested in a free 12-month e-course to develop your courage? Kate Swoboda brings you The Courageous Year, where she coaches you all the way to becoming your more courageous sel...more

  • 2018-01-15 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 17 2018

    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 advice about focusing your intentions, getting that book published, and how seriously to take the new year’s resolutions you just made. Remember, if you sign up you can get all this delivered right to your inbox every week, along with a few exclusive updates for the Process Hackers on our mailing list. Enjoy! ...more

  • 2018-01-08 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 10 2018

    Happy New Year from 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 tips on picking small-cap cryptocurrency coins, perspectives on adopting a code of conduct, advice on finally quitting that job or breaking up with that client (you know the one), and more. Enjoy! For all the links, check out the show notes at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-janu...more

  • 57 - Coaching Leaders and Accepting Coaching with Ron Carucci on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 03 2018

    It can be hard to realize your own power, and even harder to make effective use of it, without some objective feedback. Ron Carucci had already taught at Fordham University, written several books, and co-founded Navalent, a successful leadership consulting firm, when he realized he needed a coach himself. In this episode of Hack the Process, Ron will discuss the advantages of co-authoring books and co-founding companies, tell us how he learned to become visible to his ideal audience, and share h...more

  • 56 - Spreading Mindful Intentionality Inside Google with Bill Duane on Hack the Process Podcast

    Dec 14 2017

    What does a title like Superintendent of Well-Being at Google actually mean? For Bill Duane it was a chance to take the mindfulness practices that helped him deal with his own anger and grief, and share them in a sustainable way. In this episode of Hack the Process Bill will explain how the practical value of meditation overcame the objections of his rational mind, what processes helped him develop a scalable training program at Google, and why he decided to leave the company after twelve years ...more

  • 2017-12-11 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Dec 12 2017

    For all the links in this episode, check out the show notes at: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-december-11-2017/ Media Having trouble getting started? Here are 5 Businesses You Can Start Today from the latest $100 MBA episode by Omar Zenhom. From working with motivation guru Tony Robbins to being a host of her own podcast, Amy Porterfield tells In The Trenches podcast host Tom Morkes about her career, social media marketing, and how to build a digital product empi...more

  • 2017-12-04 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Dec 05 2017

    Process Hacker News for December 4, 2017 Get links to all the resources mentioned on the show notes: http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-december-4-2017/ Media Gary Vaynerchuk shares his take on mobile apps, cryptocurrency and intuition when he appears as a guest on Adam Siddiq’s podcast, The Soulfully Optimized Life. Pay attention to Alex Cespedes’s advice: “Better writing starts with the title,” in his latest Project Book podcast episode. Oftentimes, we want to...more

  • 55 - Michelle Dale on Managing a VA-Driven Business and a Family on Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 29 2017

    Buying a one-way ticket from the UK to Egypt was how Michelle Dale started her journey toward the digital nomad lifestyle. Along the way she's worked as a virtual assistant for clients, helped other VAs and online entrepreneurs find their own paths to success, created a business with twenty employees, and built a family with a husband and three children. In this episode of Hack the Process Michelle will discuss how she created her own path to independence as a virtual assistant, tell us what ins...more

  • 2017-11-27 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 27 2017

    Process Hacker News for November 27, 2017 (See the full post with all the links at http://www.hacktheprocess.com/process-hacker-news-for-november-27-2017/) Media WebinarNinja founder Omar Zenhom reveals how to create a successful Saas business during his interview on OkDork. Omar’s own $100 MBA Podcast also just published a new episode, where you can listen to him discuss whether it’s better to hire early or late. Conversations and cocktails are the stars of Hampton Catlin’s podcast,...more

  • 2017-11-20 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 20 2017

    Process Hacker News for November 20, 2017 Welcome to the Process Hacker News, a quick weekly roundup of useful news and updates from Process Hackers who have been guests on Hack the Process with M. David Green. For links to anything mentioned in this episode, please check out the show notes, and to join the community and receive expanded updates weekly, sign up for the mailing list at HacktheProcess.com/contact/. For all the links in this episode, take a look at the show notes at http://ww...more

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

    Nov 15 2017

    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 has built a publishing company to help other women share their work. In this episode of Hack the Process Maria will tell us what mentors and mastermind groups have taug...more

  • 2017-11-13 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 13 2017

    Process Hacker Updates Awards This week a couple of our Process Hackers were recognized in the media: Jay Wong has been named as one of the Top 40 Millennial Influencers to Follow in 2018 by New Theory Magazine. Check out who else is on the list! Previous Hack the Process guest Tom Morkes has been noted as one of the 7 Top Motivating and Inspiring Mentors of 2017, alongside other noteworthy publishers including vloggers Casey Neistat and Gary Vaynerchuk, by self-mastery coach Johnny ...more

  • 2017-11-06 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 06 2017

    Last week I decided to add the Process Hacker News to the podcast as a weekly mini episode, and I noticed that that brought in some new listeners. So welcome! Whether you're new to Hack the Process or you've been listening since the beginning, I'd love to hear from you and find out how I can make these updates even more useful! The Process Hackers who've been guests on Hack the Process keep creating new and interesting resources for you, from blog posts and YouTube videos to podcast episodes ...more

  • 2017-10-30 Process Hacker News from Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 30 2017

    There are so many distractions in the news these days, from politics to natural disasters, that it can be hard to focus your attention on your own process. But as the latest Process Hacker Josh Haynam(http://www.hacktheprocess.com/turning-quizzes-into-customer-engagement-with-josh-haynam-on-hack-the-process-podcast-episide-53/) mentioned in his interview, having that routine to fall back on can make all the difference, and can actually help unleash your creativity. We've got some great updat...more

  • 53 - Turning Quizzes Into Customer Engagement with Josh Haynam on Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 25 2017

    You've probably tried one of those quizzes on Facebook that asks what superhero you would be, or what your sales style says about you. What you might not have known is how important quizzes like that can be for acquiring customers and building a relationship with them. In this episode of Hack the Process we hear from Josh Haynam, founder and CEO of Interact, a company that specializes in helping businesses large and small benefit from quiz-based marketing. Josh will tell us why coaching was crit...more

  • 52 - Discover Your Inner Fitness Superhero With Julian Hayes on Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 11 2017

    It's possible to go from comic book nerd to fitness superhero, and Julian Hayes is proof of that. Julian turned himself into a writer, a speaker, and a coach by applying daily discipline to his routines while tracking his progress to figure out what worked best for his clients and for himself. In this episode of Hack the Process Julian will explain how he coaches fitness clients entirely online using tracking apps, why he avoids writing about specific diet and exercise prescriptions, and what on...more

  • 51 - Get Uncomfortably Awake With Michelle Kim on Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 27 2017

    Blending activism and entrepreneurship sounds like a delicate dance, but as a Diversity and Inclusion Consultant and a career coach, Michelle Kim is showing us how to make it happen, one uncomfortable conversation at a time. In this episode of Hack the Process, Michelle will explain why diversity training for startups is about more than just ticking a box on a form, how her own life experiences inspired her work with marginalized communities and individuals, and what she's doing to make sure the...more

  • 50 - Executive Staffing in the Gig Economy With Pam Wasley on Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 13 2017

    Now that the world is catching on to the advantages of the gig economy, Cerius Executives CEO Pam Wasley is helping companies satisfy their need for interim executives and advisors at the most senior levels, and bringing the staffing industry up to date along the way. In this episode of Hack the Process, Pam will tell us why seasoned veterans across all industries are opting for short-term engagements, how insightful process documentation can save a company hundreds of thousands of dollars a yea...more

  • 49 - Influencer Marketing and Practical Apprenticeship With Tom Morkes on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 30 2017

    When Tom Morkes was fresh out of the army, he wanted to build a business that would support him as he traveled the world. He started out podcasting, blogging, and publishing, and ultimately created a foundation for his own success through practical project-driven apprenticeships supporting seasoned entrepreneurs. In this episode of Hack the Process Tom will share with us how he builds and cultivates motivated influencer networks for his clients, what it takes to make an online event that can att...more

  • 48 - Staying In Control And Figuring Out What You Want w/Heather Chauvin on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 23 2017

    What does a trained social worker do when she's faced with handling her own child's emotional issues? For Heather Chauvin, the answer was to look inside herself so she could model the behavior she wanted, and then share what she learned with the world. Now Heather coaches parents on mindfulness for their children and themselves, and hosts a regular podcast called Mom is in Control to help spread the word. In this episode, Heather will tell us how she built a business while parenting three sons, ...more

  • 47 - How Customer Feedback Can Drive Your Business w/Gavin Zuchlinski on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 09 2017

    When he started building Acuity Scheduler back in 2007, Gavin Zuchlinski was trying to help his mother solve scheduling problems for her massage business. But as more people started using the product, he listened to every piece of customer feedback, building a passionate user base, and a product that responded to the evolving small business market. In this episode, Gavin will tell us why he left a job he loved to turn his side hustle into a full time role, how growing up with entrepreneurial pa...more

  • 46 - Side Hustling Like a Pro with Nicaila Matthews on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 19 2017

    By day Nicaila Matthews is a social media strategist and Senior Manager for Social Media Marketing at NPR, but in her spare time she runs a podcast called Side Hustle Pro, featuring interviews with successful black women entrepreneurs. In this episode of Hack the Process Nicaila will tell us why she chose to focus her subject matter at the expense of narrowing her audience, what keeps her motivated to continue her side hustle despite her successful professional career, and how her research and l...more

  • 45 - Jay Wong Explains How to Access our Inner Changemaker on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 05 2017

    From speaking at his high school graduation to running a motivational consulting business, Jay Wong always knew deep down what he was meant to do, once he let go of trying to control the process. Jay's authentic enthusiasm shines through in this episode of Hack the Process as he discusses meeting his mentors on his Inner Changemaker podcast, how he came up with his focus on legacy over currency, and the importance of applying what you learn, whether it's a business lesson or the simple lifestyle...more

  • 44 - Mindful Marketing and Coaching with Guy and Ilan Ferdman on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 21 2017

    The problems we face can sometimes show us the path we need to follow. Brothers Guy and Ilan Ferdman learned this early, transforming their personal struggles with depression and financial hardship into a marketing and personal transformation business, Satori Prime, that lets them explore their own educational growth while also helping others. In this episode of Hack the Process Guy and Ilan will tell us why their business model keeps evolving instead of following a fixed pattern, what it feels ...more

  • 43 - Balancing Activism, Privilege, and Social Media with Frank Strona on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 07 2017

    Frank Strona is a public health advisor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who served on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues in 2016. He also runs a private consultancy called MentorSF, where he teaches clients of all generations how to use social media to share their personal stories and advance their career goals. In this episode, Frank will tell us how he capitalized on his experience as sexual health educator and activist when he went back to school...more

  • 42 - The Power to Heal and Grow as Integrated Men with JuVan Langford on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 24 2017

    Being a man in modern society comes with a lot of assumptions and negative stereotypes. JuVan Langford took a look at his own struggles with finding a positive masculine identity for himself, and made it his mission to help men identify with their integrated selves. JuVan currently runs a nonprofit that counsels young men in school, and works as a men's empowerment coach, running events and working directly with clients around the world. In this episode, JuVan will share how he turned his feelin...more

  • 41 - Dr. Kesha Moore Connects Personal Productivity and Community Engagement on Hack the Process

    May 09 2017

    Dr. Kesha Moore's ongoing focus on understanding how we can thrive as individuals in a complex society helps her integrate her passion for studying across a wide range of fields, including Psychology, Sociology, and Community Organizing. Kesha currently divides her time between working as a professor of Sociology, parenting, activism, and building a business in life coaching. In this episode Kesha will tell us about finding the creativity to frame ideas in the language of specific audiences, sta...more

  • 40 - Effortless mindfulness and mental health with Lisa Dale Miller on Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 26 2017

    Lisa Dale Miller is an integrative psychotherapist who uses somatic experiencing therapy to help people deal with trauma, handle internal and external stressors, and learn to become awake and present. She's also the author of "Effortless Mindfulness," an academic textbook positioning the clinical work she practices in the context of traditional western psychotherapy. In this episode, Lisa will tell us why engineers are some of her favorite clients, how her years of mindfulness practice and study...more

  • 39 - Find Out What a $100 MBA is Worth from Omar Zenhom on Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 14 2017

    Omar Zenhom realized a semester into a Wharton MBA program that his ten years of independent teaching experience already gave him the background to teach people what they really needed to know to run a business. His popular $100 MBA podcast now has close to 900 episodes, and it's helping to grow the audience for his library of business training materials. Along the way, he realized he needed a better tool to host his online classes, so he developed the Webinar Ninja service to scratch his own it...more

  • 38 - From Mindset Inequality to Serial Entrepreneurship with Ricky Yean on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 21 2017

    Finding the confidence to enter the privileged world of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs is hard enough, and all the more so when you come from a different country with a background of poverty. But serial entrepreneur Ricky Yean found ways to turn his differences into advantages by recognizing less obvious solutions to shared problems. After building Crowdbooster, a successful social media analytics firm, Ricky is now planning to disrupt the world of public relations, making metrics-driven journalis...more

  • 37 - Escaping Jail to Find a Career in Podcasts with Nicole Holland on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 07 2017

    Knowing what you don't want is sometimes just as important as knowing what you do want. That was definitely the case for Nicole Holland, who literally escaped from jail by quitting her job as a correctional officer to discover a more fulfilling way to make a living. Now Nicole hosts online summits about how to build a business, and helps experts learn how to present themselves effectively on podcasts. In this episode, Nicole will discuss some of the possible paths she pursued and abandoned along...more

  • 36 - Training Clients to Work Your Way with Curtis McHale on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 25 2017

    Curtis McHale took his training as a counselor and applied it to his work in web development, writing books and articles and hosting a podcast to help small businesses define their processes. He also coaches freelancers about how to optimize their work around the life they want to lead. Along the way he's learned how to delegate the tasks he doesn't enjoy, while holding onto the ones he finds energizing. In this episode, Curtis will explain how he trains his clients not to send him emails, he'll...more

  • 35 - Making the App Industry Work for You with Carter Thomas on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 10 2017

    If you're looking to build a business making and selling mobile apps, Carter Thomas has answers for you. His team at BlueCloud Solutions has provided the source code for over 1,500 apps, and sells templates and training to help people with no coding background go from idea to product to market. In this episode, Carter discusses how working with mentors and mastermind groups helps him build his own business while helping others do the same, he'll share his sustainable approach to hiring, training...more

  • 34 - Flipping the Publishing Industry Around with Tom Corson-Knowles on Hack the Process Podcast

    Dec 12 2016

    The publishing industry has changed dramatically in the past ten years, and Tom Corson-Knowles is helping new authors navigate the choppy waters. Tom took the lessons he learned when he set out to self-publish his first book and started sharing them, building a following and a new mission along the way. He now publishes courses for writers and provides boutique publishing services. In this episode Tom will explain how his early failures in traditional publishing guided him toward self-publishing...more

  • 33 - Networking as a Social Media Native with Tara Hunt on Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 28 2016

    Tara Hunt is a networking pioneer who has considered herself a native of the online social landscape since before there were web browsers. Her enthusiasm for learning how people use new tools and techniques to connect with other people still keeps her engaged, even as the context evolves constantly. Tara's work has included writing blogs and books about social capital (aka whuffie), creating co-working spaces, consulting with organizations large and small on social strategy, and developing video...more

  • 32 - Radically Transparent Entrepreneurship with Justin McGill on Hack the Process Podcast

    Nov 14 2016

    As a serial entrepreneur, Justin McGill has embraced the concept of radical transparency, sharing the successes and failures of his ventures openly every week as the co-host of a public podcast, Zero to Scale. That's allowed him to turn both his internal and external research into marketing, and grow the audience for his current company, LeadFuze. In this episode, Justin will tell us how he went from working in a trucking company to launching his first business, what he learned from reaching out...more

  • 31 - Staying Grounded and Coaching Communication with Luis Congdon on Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 31 2016

    Thriving through adversity is something today's guest, Luis Congdon, can speak about with authority. Having survived a childhood marred by drug abuse, abandonment, violence, and homelessness, Luis has turned his life around, going from trying to help himself to finding ways to help others. From relationship coaching to helping entrepreneurs launch their businesses, Luis now makes it a point to support himself while improving the lives of those around him, and giving away as much as possible for ...more

  • 30 - Making Business an Act of Love with Mark Silver on Hack the Process Podcast

    Oct 17 2016

    You don't have to turn off your heart to succeed in business, and Mark Silver wants you to know that every act of business can be an act of love. Mark has been teaching entrepreneurs why it's important to remember the divine while developing solid and sustainable business practices for over fifteen years. In this episode, he shares with us how his own business has evolved, while staying true to its core focus as the online publishing landscape changed. Mark will explain the differences between c...more

  • 29 - Becoming Brave Enough for Comedy with Sarah Cooper on Hack the Process

    Oct 03 2016

    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 led to a publishing deal and her first book, "100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings." In this episode, Sarah will tell us about how she drew on her childhood dreams to validate the di...more

  • 28 - Succeeding by Helping Others Share Their Ideas with Loïc Le Meur on Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 19 2016

    Serial startup founder and lifestyle entrepreneur Loïc Le Meur has made a career out of discovering amazing people and helping them share their ideas with the world, from more than a decade running Le Web, a tech conference in Paris, to launching a new company called Leade.rs this year. He's let his own personal passions and frustrations guide him from one business to the next, and according to him, that may be why he's been so successful. Loïc will share with us his thoughts on why most people ...more

  • 27 - The Courage to Start Your Business with Kate Swoboda on Hack the Process Podcast

    Sep 05 2016

    Ask Kate Swoboda what it takes to start a business and she'll tell you it takes courage. In fact, courage is such a central element in her message that she often goes by the name Kate Courageous. Kate went from college English professor to life coach several years ago, and now trains life coaches to move through their own doubts and fears and accept the challenges they come up against. In this episode of Hack the Process, Kate will discuss how she realized that life coaching was her next calling...more

  • 26 - Freelancing and Business Consulting Success with Brennan Dunn on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 15 2016

    Brennan Dunn is on a mission to get freelancers to start thinking of themselves as business consultants. His company, Double Your Freelancing, grew out of his own experiences moving from independent developer to running his own agency, launching and selling a software-as-a-service product, and eventually publishing books and classes and running conferences designed to help other people selling their services learn the tricks he discovered along the way. In this episode Brennan will explain how h...more

  • 25 - Mentoring Mentors and Small Sharing with Andi Galpern on Hack the Process Podcast

    Aug 01 2016

    Andi Galpern is the founder of Cascade SF, who open-sourced her own Design education by inviting experts to teach the subjects she wanted to learn. Andi also hosts events she describes as speed dating for mentoring, which give designers the opportunity to share their knowledge and learn from each other without the overhead of giving a presentation to a large group. But small sharing can lead to larger sharing, and Andi talks about how the mentors in her program come to realize that they actually...more

  • 24 - Writing as a Sustainable Career with Jon Dykstra on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 18 2016

    A lot of us might say we want to be writers. The trick is doing it sustainably, and in a way that can help sustain us. Jon Dykstra has managed to turn his desire to write into a career running profitable niche authority websites that serve the needs of people who share his own interests. He also blogs and teaches on the side, helping others who might want to follow in his footsteps. In this episode Jon will tell us how he was originally inspired by exposure to early blogging platforms while work...more

  • 23 - Respecting the Power of Good Product Management with Rich Mironov on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jul 04 2016

    Quick, explain the differences among Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and Product Management. If you work in a company with one or more of these organizations and the answer doesn't trip easily off your tongue, then you might want to listen to Rich Mironov. Rich is a Product Management expert who helps companies understand and respect the differences, and improve how these groups work together. Rich makes the case that "Product is not in charge of shipping on time, but Product is in charge of ship...more

  • 22 - Getting Scrappy About Your Projects with Kimberly Wiefling on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 27 2016

    You have to be scrappy to make it in business and in life, and nobody teaches scrappiness like Kimberly Wiefling. Hear how she went from studying Physics to working as an executive in high-tech companies to publishing books on project management and leadership for women and running her own successful business speaking and running training seminars internationally. Kimberly will share the formula she uses to structure her live presentations for maximum learning and audience engagement, and explai...more

  • 21 - Teaching Mindfulness to Change the Legal System with Rhonda Magee on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 20 2016

    Mindfulness might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of law school, but University of San Francisco Professor Rhonda Magee makes a compelling case for connecting the two. Rhonda believes mindfulness training for law students may be able to help the legal profession overcome a history of systemic bias, and raise awareness of the fundamental values that were always meant to be at the core of our legal system. In this episode, Rhonda will take us through a short mindfulness ex...more

  • 20 - Design as a Communications Skill with Jina Bolton on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jun 06 2016

    Jina Bolton has gone from Web Design to Web Engineering and back again, so she understands what it takes to establish Design standards for a project and make them attractive, both visually and technically. In addition, Jina's talent for evangelizing has helped make her Lightning Design System for Salesforce popular both inside the company and across the open source community. Hear how she built on her community organizing skills, and went from hosting local meetups to creating Clarity, a confere...more

  • 19 - Building Your Community First with Alex Hillman on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 30 2016

    A lot of people think of a coworking arrangement as renting a desk when you can't work anywhere else. But Alex Hillman, the founder of Indy Hall, sees it as an opportunity to build a community, and maybe even help define the future of professional relationships both in and out of physical space. In this episode, Alex will tell us how the loneliness of freelancing drove him to start looking for alternatives to working in isolation, what it takes to train a team to nurture solid connections, and h...more

  • 18 - Getting Angry and Getting Things Done with Ashe Dryden on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 24 2016

    When Ashe Dryden gets angry, she does something about it. She writes, she speaks, she tweets, she hosts conferences such as AlterConf, and she organizes fundraising programs. And as an engineer who knows what it's like to be a member of a marginalized group, the issue at the heart of Ashe's anger is diversity awareness in the tech and gaming industries. Ashe's outspoken activism has gotten her a lot of attention, both positive and negative, but she manages to find balance in her own life by main...more

  • 17 - Creating Your Own Quiet Tribe with Jenny Feinberg on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 16 2016

    Instead of asking what people do, Jenny Feinberg advises us to ask people what they're working on, what they're struggling with, or even what they need help with. That's one of the core ideas behind the quiet tribe Jenny's building with her pop-up co-working community, Make Space. Jenny took her background in feminist theory and political science and applied it to the real issues she saw in her community in San Francisco. In this interview, Jenny tells us how she incorporates rejection into her ...more

  • 16 - Careers for the Modern Philosopher with Daniel Coffeen on Hack the Process Podcast

    May 02 2016

    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 I had been. As I found out in this interview, there's more to this philosopher, blogger, writer, podcaster, and teacher than I ever knew. In this episode Daniel...more

  • 15 - Getting Your Ideas Out There with Alex Cespedes on Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 18 2016

    Our guest for this first episode of season two of Hack the Process is Alex Cespedes, who hosts Wits About You, a topic-driven podcast for freelancers in their twenties and thirties about the soft skills in life that their parents and teachers may not have warned them they'd need in order to succeed. But the advice Alex shares is applicable to anyone facing the confusion and uncertainty of making their way in the current economy. Alex tells us how the idea for his show's distinctively clean and c...more

  • 14 - Season One Review of Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 11 2016

    The previous episode of Hack the Process marked the end of the first season. At this point, I thought it would be a good idea to take an episode to review what I’ve discussed with the different guests, and share a little more about what my motivation was to create this podcast and put it out into the world. I’ll also tell you a little bit about what I was expecting from this podcast, and compare it to what actually came out. (I’ll give you a hint: it was a delightful surprise.) First of all, ...more

  • 13 - Helping Yourself by Helping Others with Ryan Waggoner on Hack the Process Podcast

    Apr 04 2016

    Freelancing can be tough, but after nine years consulting as a mobile developer, Ryan Waggoner has learned some ways to make it more approachable from the start, and more profitable as your business grows. Ryan still consults with clients directly on mobile projects while also running LetsMakeApps.io, a curated daily lead service that helps other freelancers find new opportunities in design and development for web and mobile. In this interview he shares with us the patterns he's built into his d...more

  • 12 - Creating a Movement with Tara Byrne on Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 28 2016

    On this episode of Hack the Process we talk with Tara Byrne, a powerhouse in the field of social entrepreneurship, organizing events and helping to launch startups with a common theme of supporting both personal and professional development for people who want to make a positive difference in the world. Her inspiration to establish Under 30 Changemakers has become a worldwide movement, which she shepherds through her passion for collaborating , and the art of productive procrastination. In this ...more

  • 11 - Recognizing and Sharing Solutions with Hampton Catlin on Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 14 2016

    In all likelihood you have visited a website built using techniques pioneered by my guest this week, Hampton Catlin. Among his other accomplishments, Hampton created the mobile site for Wikipedia, and invented web development languages such as Haml and Sass that revolutionized the way the modern web is built. Hampton credits his outsider perspective, growing up gay in Florida, for challenging him to see problems differently, and recognize solutions that seem obvious only in retrospect. And fair ...more

  • 10 - Learning from Tea with Strangers with Ankit Shah on Hack the Process Podcast

    Mar 07 2016

    You might not see the concept of spending an hour or so chatting with strangers over tea as a business opportunity, but maybe you will after you listen to Ankit Shah, Founder & CEO of Tea With Strangers, tell us how he discovered and recognized the real need for his unusual organization by accident. Ankit thoughtfully frames his perspective on the difference between a traditional business with company values posted on their "about us" page, and the truly values-driven structure that emerges when...more

  • 9 - Agile Management for the Unmanageable with Ron Lichty on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 29 2016

    In this episode of Hack the Process we chat with Ron Lichty, who discovered his passion for technology early on, when he realized that programming in assembly language was easier for him than writing in English. And he knows the difference because he’s also worked as a journalist and published several books with co-authors. His most recent book, Managing the Unmanageable, is about how effective management can help software engineers achieve the ecstatic state of flow that Ron says coding in a pr...more

  • 8 - Mindfully Taming Your Puppy Mind with Andrew Nance on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 22 2016

    Andrew Nance is a Mindful Practitioner who enjoys bringing the gift of using the breath to focus the mind and body to classrooms of students as young four and five years old. And if you giggled just now trying to imagine a group of kindergarteners practicing mindfulness, you need to hear Andrew describe his experiences teaching children to breathe quietly, all the while thinking to themselves, "with this breath my mind grows stronger so I can focus a little longer." Andrew relates the practice o...more

  • 7 - From Student to Serial Entrepreneur with Alex De Simone on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 15 2016

    Alex De Simone is a serial entrepreneur who helped found the popular job search site Jobr, and is currently launching his second company, CallerZen. And he’s still just in his second year of an MBA program at Stanford. Find out his opinions about the relevance of business school in the current business climate. And check out the links and the video in the show notes on HackTheProcess.com if you want to find out about Alex’s role as lead vocalist for 90’s cover band Cloning Dolly, which he says i...more

  • 6 - Iterating to Improve Your Workflows with Vinay Patankar on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 08 2016

    In this episode we hear from Vinay Patankar, the CEO of Process Street, an online service to help businesses set up intuitive training programs for tasks and processes using checklist-based workflows that can be sequenced, shared, and reproduced in parallel. Vinay tells us how Process Street works, and shares how the lessons he learned from earlier experiences starting companies helped guide him. He'll tell us about launching his company through AngelPad, finding his cofounder in a hostel in Bue...more

  • 5 - Success Isn't Just About Results with Malek Banoun on Hack the Process Podcast

    Feb 01 2016

    In this episode, we hear some wise words from Coach Malek Banoun, a fitness and life coach combining physical training with support for personal goal setting and continuous learning. Malek tells us how he overcame his shyness as a child, and emerged with the confidence to face his fears head-on, preferring to sprint directly toward them as soon as he recognizes them instead of running away! He also reveals his secret to measuring success, and here's a hint: it doesn't have anything to do with re...more

  • 4 - Life Coaching for Transformation with Paula Jenkins on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 25 2016

    In this episode we chat with Paula Jenkins, a transformational life coach with a background in project management who decided to apply her practical experience to the universal quest for joy. She's also the host of a podcast called Jumpstart Your Joy, where she talks with people about the ways they make joy part of their lives. We'll find out who her top fantasy podcast guests are, how she reconciles her work and her family life, and she'll teach us the most joyful technique ever for responding ...more

  • 3 - Peaceful Productivity for Sensitive Spiritual Nonconformists - Pace Smith on Hack the Process

    Jan 18 2016

    This episode we talk with Pace Smith, a pathfinding coach who helps sensitive spiritual nonconformists live wild crazy meaningful lives. We'll find out more about how she bridges the profound with the practical. Pace will tell us what pathfinding means, and how the motivation to seek and reconnect regularly with your own path relates to balancing both material and spiritual life practices. She'll also explain how the fun she has writing limericks fits into her routine.

  • 2 - Listening to the Source of Your Motivation with Adam Siddiq on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 17 2016

    In this episode, we hear from Adam Siddiq, a performance coach for millennials, and a podcaster who hosts the show The Soulfully Optimized Life. Adam discusses overcoming anxiety in his own life, and learning to listen to the source of his motivation to help others. And if you listen carefully, you may find out why he believes "our soul is what's connected to the umbilical cord to the mothership of life."

  • 1 - Applying Design Thinking to Your Life with Tracy DeLuca on Hack the Process Podcast

    Jan 16 2016

    Tracy DeLuca and her partner Chris have worked in the field of design thinking and innovation for over 17 years between them. They’ve helped sustain a Food Revolution and redesigned the way L.A. County votes. They’ve even engaged the world’s most creative minds in science by turning their genes into music at TED. Throughout their careers, they always wondered what would happen if they took the same creative problem-solving process they used to help well-known organizations solve their toughe...more