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

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

February 26, 2018

eight writing mantras podcast

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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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

never stop learning

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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Jordan Harbinger of The Art of Charm – Love Your Work, Episode 111

February 05, 2018

jordan harbinger podcast interviewJordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger) started out as a lawyer, but made a big change. You heard about another lawyer who made a career change, Jodi Ettenberg, back on episode 23. Jodi became a food and travel writer.

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Making Money on STEEM and Steemit: A Beginner’s Guide to Earning Cryptocurrency on the Blockchain – Love Your Work, Episode 110

January 29, 2018

steem beginners podcast

Something that has been on the top of my mind the past few years is how creators can make an honest living from their work. You heard me talk with Hooked author Nir Eyal back on episode 21 about how technology is fragmenting attention, for example. These economics incentivize creators to be outlandish or even dishonest.

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Die Empty. Todd Henry of The Accidental Creative – Love Your Work, Episode 109

January 22, 2018

toddy henry podcast

Todd Henry (@toddhenry) has written a ton of books. My personal favorite is called Die Empty, and it’s all about finding the urgency to pursue your creative destiny. His newest book is called Herding Tigers, and it’s all about leading creative people so they can do their best work. keep on reading »

Start Your Masterpiece in 2018: Three Easy Ways – Love Your Work, Episode 108

January 15, 2018

2018 get started

We’re in only the second week of 2018. There’s optimism in the air, and you have a fresh well of energy and motivation for making change in your life.

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Build Good Habits in 2018: Stanford Behavioral Scientist BJ Fogg – Love Your Work, Episode 107

January 08, 2018

bj fogg podcastBJ Fogg (@bjfogg) is a behavioral scientist at Stanford University. He specializes in “Behavior Design,” which aims to influence people for the better through insights about human behavior. In this podcast episode, BJ breaks down how to build good habits. Listen below, or scroll down for detailed notes.

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Sample Chapter: The Linear Work Distortion – Love Your Work, Episode 106

January 01, 2018

linear work distortion podcast

Many of you have checked out my new book The Heart to Start. I got tired of hearing the advice “just get started,” and I wanted to break it down for people. It shows you how to bust through all of the mental distortions and distractions that stand in the way of you getting started.

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Are You an Old Master, or a Young Genius? David W. Galenson. – Love Your Work, Episode 105

December 25, 2017

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David W. Galenson is an economics professor at The University of Chicago. He’s also a visiting professor at other schools, such as MIT. David is an unusual economist in that he studies the economics of art.

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