David Kadavy

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

Sure Bets and Wildcards – Love Your Work, Episode 294

January 26, 2023

Sure Bets WildcardsWhich would you rather have? Mild success, or wild success? Most of us would prefer wild success. But we pursue mild success. And you can’t have one when you’re going for the other.
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Carrots, Sticks, & Blinders – Love Your Work, Episode 293

January 12, 2023

carrots-sticks-blindersYou can’t get through a project on momentum alone. But there are mechanisms you can use to tweak your motivation and make better use of what momentum you have. These motivation mechanisms aren’t one-size-fits-all – you have to choose which ones work for you.
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November 2022 Income Report

December 30, 2022

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November’s income was $8,903, up from October’s $7,564. Profits were $4,364, up from October’s $4,171.

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October 2022 Income Report

November 30, 2022

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October’s income was $7,564, down from September’s $7,795. Profits were $4,171, up from September’s $3,869.

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Summary: The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age, by Scott Woolley – Love Your Work, Episode 292

November 17, 2022

the network scott woolleyThe Network, by Scott Woolley, tells the history of wireless communications, and the stories of the characters that were a part of it. It’s the first book strictly about media history that I’m summarizing and adding to my best media books list.
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The Project Halfpipe – Love Your Work, Episode 291

November 03, 2022

 Project HalfpipeA creative project is like a halfpipe. The depth of the halfpipe from which you must ascend to finish a project is equal to the height of the optimism that prompted you to begin. But there’s a way to build your project halfpipe so the project itself keeps you moving forward.
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September 2022 Income Report

October 21, 2022

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September’s income was $7,795, down from August’s $11,295. Profits were $3,869, down from August’s $8,619.

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Leonardo Mind, Raphael World – Love Your Work, Episode 290

October 20, 2022

leonard mind raphael world

The world expects us to be Raphaels, but some of us are Leonardos. Don’t hold your Leonardo mind to Raphael standards, because this Raphael world would be nothing without Leonardo minds.
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Livestream/AMA: Book Marketing, Motivation, Language Learning, Picking a Project, and Selling Foreign Rights – Love Your Work, Episode 289

October 06, 2022

ama-september-2022Today I have a special episode for you. If you missed last month’s AMA/Livestream, I’m delivering it right to your ears.
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Summary: Old Masters and Young Geniuses, by David W. Galenson – Love Your Work, Episode 288

September 22, 2022

Old Masters Young GeniusesThe book, Old Masters and Young Geniuses shows there are two types of creators: experimental, and conceptual. Experimental and conceptual creators differ in their approaches to their work, and follow two distinct career paths. Experimental creators grow to become old masters. Conceptual creators shine as young geniuses.
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