David Kadavy

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

The Foundation Effect – Love Your Work, Episode 266

October 14, 2021

On October 10th, 1901 – 120 years ago, almost to the day – the grandstand was full at the horse track in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. But not to see horses. There was a parade of more than 100 of these new things called automobiles, and several other events, including races of automobiles with electric engines and with steam engines.

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Shipping is a Skill – Love Your Work, Episode 265

September 30, 2021

Leonardo da Vinci is easily the most-accomplished procrastinator who ever lived. He finished hardly any projects at all. He was great at many things, but he wasn’t great at shipping. The world would have been better off if Leonardo da Vinci had treated shipping as a skill.

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August 2021 Income Report

September 17, 2021

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

August’s revenues were $9,115, down from July’s $9,891. Profits were $5,459, up from July’s $2,877.

This month isn’t record-breaking in its revenue or profit, but it was strong enough to bring record-breaking revenue and profit, averaged over the long term. keep on reading »

Creative Waste – Love Your Work, Episode 264

September 16, 2021

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When Vincent van Gogh began his career as an artist, he had already failed at everything else. He even got fired from his own family’s business in the process.

 

 

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The Iceberg Principle – Love Your Work, Episode 263

September 02, 2021

iceberg principle1920s, London. Radclyffe Hall was pacing around her study. She wore close-cropped hair, a tweed skirt, and a man’s silk smoking jacket and tie. Her partner, Uma Troubridge, sat in a nearby chair, reading the writing of Radclyffe – or “John,” as she preferred to be called. But just as Uma’s voice wavered a bit, John grabbed the papers from her hand, and threw them in the fire. keep on reading »

July 2021 Income Report

August 20, 2021

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

July’s revenues were $9,891, down from June’s $10,301. Profits were $2,877, down from June’s $8,453.

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Aim Left – Love Your Work, Episode 262

August 19, 2021

It’s 1997, and Tiger Woods is in a sudden death playoff, against Tom Lehman.

Lehman shoots first, on a par three, and hits his ball into the water.

Now Tiger’s up, and this is Tiger’s tournament to lose. All he has to do is hit a safe shot, far away from the hole, and far away from the water.

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Shiny Object Syndrome – Love Your Work, Episode 261

August 05, 2021

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Shiny Object Syndrome is an affliction that causes you to be attracted to “shiny objects.” Shiny objects can be whatever is new and trendy in your field. But oftentimes, the shiny objects are simply new ideas you have – other projects you’d rather be working on. In this form, Shiny Object Syndrome will ruin any chance you have of finishing your current project – unless you do something about it. keep on reading »

How I Produce My Weekly Newsletter – Love Your Work, Episode 260

July 22, 2021

If you want to grow an audience online, it’s great to have a consistent newsletter. It keeps you in touch with your subscribers, and it gives you a place to test out small ideas you can later grow into big ideas. I’ve been delivering my Love Mondays newsletter every week for more than 100 weeks (and you can sign up here). Here’s how I streamline and automate the process, so I never miss a week. keep on reading »

Mind Management, Not Time Management only $1.99!

July 20, 2021

TL;DR: Mind Management, Not Time Management is only $1.99 today. Buy it on Amazon Kindle or Apple Books.

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Mind Management, Not Time Management is under $2.

This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. If you’ve been reading my income reports, you know I’ve been planning to one day offer my latest book, Mind Management, Not Time Management, for only $1.99.

BookBub has finally selected MMT for their exclusive Featured Deal, and will be sending it to a million people tomorrow. Nine months after releasing the book, this is the real “launch.” It has a shot at hitting the Wall Street Journal best-seller list.

It’s a great deal, so buy the book on Amazon.com or anywhere else. If you’d also like to help me shoot my shot at the WSJ list, here’s how you can help:
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