David Kadavy

David Kadavy is bestselling author of The Heart to Start & Design for Hackers, & host of Love Your Work

Take Your Own Advice – Love Your Work, Episode 118

March 26, 2018

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Today’s essay is about the power of taking your own advice. I’ve got an interview coming up next week with Cy Wakeman (@cywakeman). Cy is the founder of “Reality Based Leadership.” She wrote a book called No Ego, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Today’s essay is based upon a quote from that book.

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Maneesh Sethi: Upgrade Humanity. (Can blockchain & cryptocurrency end the eyeball economy?) – Love Your Work, Episode 117

March 19, 2018

maneesh sethiI’m very glad to have my friend Maneesh Sethi back on the show. You first heard Maneesh way back on episode 13. Maneesh is the founder of Pavlok.

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February 2018 Income Report

March 12, 2018

Well, I’m doing it again: Publishing an income report. I did like how publishing my first income report helped me think more strategically about my income in the business. keep on reading »

Make Creative Work Finish Itself with Cascading Motivation – Love Your Work, Episode 116

March 12, 2018

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Big creative projects are daunting. It’s hard to find the motivation to make them happen. I talk about a trick I use to make creative projects practically complete themselves. I call it cascading motivation, and it’s the subject of this week’s article.

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How to write a book (for beginning writers who don’t even know what they want to write about)

March 07, 2018

I never thought I’d write one book, let alone two. I’m not one of those authors who spent his entire childhood loving to write. I became a writer by accident. If you’re wondering how to write a book, the following is what I would suggest. keep on reading »

White House Innovation Advisor Turned Sane “Prepper,” John Ramey – Love Your Work, Episode 115

March 05, 2018

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John Ramey (@jpramey) found success as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. He dropped out of college with only one semester left, moved to Silicon Valley, and built a successful startup.

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Eight Mantras for Getting Writing Done – Love Your Work, Episode 114

February 26, 2018

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Getting writing done is a battle with your mind. If you’re a perfectionist, it can be a very tough battle.

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January 2018 Income Report

February 19, 2018

For the first time ever, I’m publishing an income report. I’m not sure if I’ll keep doing these, but I thought I’d try it at least once, for various reasons. keep on reading »

6-Figure Self-Publishing: Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn – Love Your Work, Episode 113

February 19, 2018

joanna penn podcast

Joanna Penn (@thecreativepenn) is one of the leaders in helping self-published, or I should say “indie” authors, find their way. She has been self-publishing since 2009. She’s written 27 books under 3 different pen names, and she earns a multi-six-figure income.

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Never Stop Learning: The Skills of Self-Publishing – Love Your Work, Episode 112

February 12, 2018

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As regular listeners know, I recently self-published for the first time. I traditionally-published my first book, Design for Hackers, and I had a good experience. I liked having the extra support for getting my book laid out and printed, and onto shelves around the world, and as a first-time author, I really needed the vote of confidence and accountability of a publishing contract.

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