David Kadavy

David Kadavy is author of Mind Management, Not Time Management, The Heart to Start & Design for Hackers.

How To Be Somebody – Love Your Work, Episode 271

January 27, 2022

how to be somebodyThere’s something I want to talk about, but frankly, I’m a little embarrassed to do so. However, I write with my former self in mind, and my former self would want to know about this. So here I go.

I want to talk about how to be somebody.

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December 2021 Income Report (& 2021 Review)

January 27, 2022

An audio version of this income report is available to Patreon backers of certain levels »

December’s revenues were $10,130, up from November’s $9,949. Profits were $5,008, down from November’s $7,322.

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My Cooking System – Love Your Work, Episode 270

January 13, 2022

my coooking system Systems save energy. Especially if the system helps you with something you do every day. This is why I have a system for cooking. When you’re hungry, you make bad decisions, such as grabbing the quickest food you can find – which often happens to be unhealthy food. My cooking system ensures I never have to think about what to eat, or how to prepare it. It frees my time and my mind, so I can focus on creating. keep on reading »

November 2021 Income Report

December 31, 2021

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November’s revenues were $9,949, up from October’s $6,760. Profits were $7,322, up from October’s $5,381.

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Hardcover Version: Mind Management, Not Time Management

December 01, 2021

One year after the debut of Mind Management, Not Time Management, I have released a hardcover version! keep on reading »

Farm What You Forage – Love Your Work, Episode 269

November 25, 2021

Farm Forage

Many people think our hunter-gatherer ancestors lived short and miserable lives. In fact, that’s what most anthropologists thought. Until the 1960s, when they looked more closely at how foragers got by.

The way foragers “worked” can tell us a lot about the way we, as creators, work.

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October 2021 Income Report

November 23, 2021

An audio version of this income report is available to Patreon backers of certain levels »

October’s revenues were $6,760, down from September’s $8,327. Profits were $5,381, down from September’s $5,585.

This month I’m reporting the lowest revenue in five months. But, expenses were the lowest they’ve been in a year and a half, so profits are pretty solid. Solid enough to keep up the record-breaking streak. keep on reading »

The Void – Love Your Work, Episode 268

November 11, 2021

The Void

There’s a story I think of every time I’m in the throes of a difficult project. It’s from the movie, Catch Me if You Can, about the infamous con artist, Frank Abignale, Jr. Frank’s Father, Frank Senior, tells him a story:

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The Finisher’s Paradox – Love Your Work, Episode 267

October 28, 2021

Finisher's Paradox

When Michelangelo was painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling, he designed and built his own scaffolding. But, it only covered half of the ceiling. So he painted the first half of the ceiling, then removed the scaffolding. When he finally got to view his work from the floor, seventy feet below, it was as if he were seeing it with new eyes.

After two years work, he didn’t like what he saw.

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September 2021 Income Report

October 27, 2021

An audio version of this income report is available to Patreon backers of certain levels »

September’s revenues were $8,327, down from August’s $9,115. Profits were $5,585, up from August’s $5,459.

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