David Kadavy

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

Design for Your Dumber Self – Love Your Work, Episode 216

February 06, 2020

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As I kicked and punched at the man, I glanced at the knife in his right hand. And I felt it dig into my side.

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Neil Pasricha: Resilience Through Creativity – Love Your Work, Episode 215

January 30, 2020

neil pasrichaThings were not going well for Neil Pasricha (@NeilPasricha). He came home from work one day, and his wife told him she no longer loved him. Around that same time, Neil’s best friend committed suicide.

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Why I Killed a $150,000 Passive Income Stream – Love Your Work, Episode 214

January 23, 2020

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There’s an expression, to burn your boats. It originated with a military strategy. Hernán Cortés famously “burned the boats,” after arriving in the New World to conquer the Aztec empire. (He actually “scuttled” his ships. He sunk them.)

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December 2019 Income Report

January 20, 2020

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

December’s revenues were $4,594, down from November’s $9,308. Profits were $1,278, down from November’s $4,570. keep on reading »

Nick Kokonas: Getting Past Good – Love Your Work, Episode 213

January 16, 2020

nick kokonasHow’s it going? Really, how are things going for you? If things are going pretty good, you might want to tear everything down, and start all over again. keep on reading »

Graduation Day – Love Your Work, Episode 212

January 09, 2020

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Four years ago, almost to the day, I moved to Colombia. Four years ago, I decided to become a writer. keep on reading »

Best of: Build Good Habits in 2020: Stanford Behavioral Scientist BJ Fogg – Love Your Work, Episode 211

January 02, 2020

bj fogg bestofThis is the time of year when we make resolutions. Very few of us will actually keep them. keep on reading »

Best of: Master the Art of Staying in – Love Your Work, Episode 210

December 26, 2019

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Socializing is good. But socializing as a default – out of some Fear of Missing Out – is not good.

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Best of: A Tale of Two Bootstrappers – Love Your Work, Episode 209

December 19, 2019

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Twelve years ago, David met Rob Hunter (@vegashacker) on Craigslist. They had both left their jobs at the same time. They were both determined to make it.

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Best of: See you next year. Here’s why. – Love Your Work, Episode 208

December 12, 2019

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Here’s an essay from a few years ago. It helps explain why David likes to step back from his work during the final weeks of the year. Puny humans. keep on reading »

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