David Kadavy

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

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Love Your Work: A Creative Entrepreneur & Productivity Podcast

love-your-workHow do you find your calling? How do you focus to follow it? On the Love Your Work podcast, now with over half a million downloads, I interview creative entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, authors, and startup founders who have carved out success by their own definition.

How did they turn setbacks into opportunities? How did they discover their passion? How did they overcome doubt and emotional obstacles? I dig into all of this and more, trying to crack the code for fulfilling work. Whether you’re looking for a creative entrepreneur podcast, a solopreneur podcast, or a productivity podcast, Love Your Work is for you.

Solopreneur David Kadavy interviews the most original creative entrepreneurs

Hear the stories of creative entrepreneurs like Seth GodinJason Fried, James Altucher, Noah Kagan, Mark Manson, and Laura Roeder. Learn from experts like behavioral economist Dan Ariely, productivity guru David Allen, cognitive neuroscientist John Kounios, and Dr. Terry Wahls.

I also bring you lessons from my own journey of loving my work. I followed my curiosity to become a best-selling author and eventually self publish, and I’m always working to do better. I’ll talk about how to boost productivity, set goals, and build creative habits, and should you make your bed to be successful?

By the way, if you’re interested in hearing me from the other side of the mic, here is a complete list of podcasts I’ve been on.

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Posts from the Love Your Work Podcast Category

Prompt Talking: One Simple Trick for Irresistible Communication – Love Your Work, Episode 148

October 18, 2018

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There’s something I’ve noticed that very successful communicators do. It’s a very simple tactic, but it can go a long way in making everything you say or write more engaging, more memorable, and more effective.

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Jason Fried: It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work – Love Your Work, Episode 147

October 11, 2018

jason fried podcast 2You hear it all of the time. Maybe you even say it yourself: It’s “crazy” at work. There are unrealistic deadlines, demanding bosses, and wall-to-wall meetings.

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Reverse-Engineering “Black Swan” Marketing Growth – Love Your Work, Episode 146

October 04, 2018

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When you’re marketing your business, it’s easy to gravitate toward sure bets. Things you can do and be assured of a positive outcome. But these sure bets can cause you to miss out on asymmetric opportunities: Things that take a small amount of investment, with a small chance of a very big upside.

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Tynan: The Asymmetry of the Insane – Love Your Work, Episode 145

September 27, 2018

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Sometimes an idea pops into your head, and you think to yourself, “nah, that’s insane!” Then you move on with living your regular life.

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Walk Through Fire. – Love Your Work, Episode 144

September 24, 2018

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What does it really take to “make it” as a creative entrepreneur? I often have people asking me for ideas on strategies for how to smoothly transition from their day jobs to making their art for a living.

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Double Down or Shut Down? Nathan Barry of ConvertKit – Love Your Work, Episode 143

September 17, 2018

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Nathan Barry (@nathanbarry) knows better than anyone: Sometimes, you’re working hard on something, and it’s just not happening. How do you decide whether to double down, or shut down?

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Aspiration Procrastination, Self-Discrepancy Theory, & How to Take Action on Your Dreams – Love Your Work, Episode 142

September 10, 2018

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It’s no surprise that we procrastinate on things that we don’t want to do. But why do we procrastinate on things we do want to do?: Our hopes, dreams, and aspirations.

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Stone Temple Pilots’ Manager: Blockchain Will Reinvent the Music Industry. Steve Stewart of Vezt. – Love Your Work, Episode 141

September 03, 2018

Steve Stewart was manager of the band Stone Temple Pilots. He guided them from being an unknown funk band to a multi-platinum powerhouse whose sound is synonymous with 90’s grunge. With Steve by STP’s side, they sold over 25 million records, for nearly half a billion dollars in sales.

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Grow your passion. Don’t “find” it. – Love Your Work, Episode 140

August 27, 2018

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You’ve heard the advice to find your passion. You’ve probably also heard the advice that finding your passion is bad advice.

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Why Brave Browser? Jonathan Sampson of Brave. – Love Your Work, Episode 139

August 20, 2018

why brave browserJust when you think the browser wars are over, you hear everyone talking about yet another browser. So, why Brave browser? After settling into whatever your browser of preference is – most likely Chrome, according to the latest stats – why bother switching to Brave? keep on reading »

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