David Kadavy

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

Writing a Book? 3 Things Nobody Told You – Love Your Work, Episode 122

April 23, 2018

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I’ve written a couple of books now, and the process is nothing at all like I expected it would be. I think misconceptions about how to write a book prevent many people from writing their books. Just imagine all of the unwritten books that are locked up inside of people around the world because of these misconceptions.

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March 2018 Income Report

April 20, 2018

After a “scarily bad” month in February, March was the best month I’ve had since I started reporting revenues at the beginning of the year: $9,910.71 of revenue. It might seem premature to call anything a “best month” three months into reporting, but it was also my best month in awhile. keep on reading »

Charlie Hoehn: Curing Anxiety Through Work/Life Integration – Love Your Work, Episode 121

April 12, 2018

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Charlie Hoehn (@charliehoehn) was on top of the world. He was working with popular authors like Tim Ferriss and Ramit Sethi, and he was helping launch books to the top of the New York Times best-seller list.

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Read “Free Range” Words – Love Your Work, Episode 120

April 09, 2018

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I’ve talked on the show many times about how creative work gets paid for. The “free” mentality forces the hand of creators, and it’s often not healthy for the people who read their words. Reading everything for free is like eating every meal at McDonald’s.

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No Ego: Cy Wakeman on Eliminating “Emotional Waste” – Love Your Work, Episode 119

April 02, 2018

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Cy Wakeman (@cywakeman) is the founder of Reality Based Leadership. She wrote a book called No Ego.

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Take Your Own Advice – Love Your Work, Episode 118

March 26, 2018

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Today’s essay is about the power of taking your own advice. I’ve got an interview coming up next week with Cy Wakeman (@cywakeman). Cy is the founder of “Reality Based Leadership.” She wrote a book called No Ego, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Today’s essay is based upon a quote from that book.

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Maneesh Sethi: Upgrade Humanity. (Can blockchain & cryptocurrency end the eyeball economy?) – Love Your Work, Episode 117

March 19, 2018

maneesh sethiI’m very glad to have my friend Maneesh Sethi back on the show. You first heard Maneesh way back on episode 13. Maneesh is the founder of Pavlok.

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February 2018 Income Report

March 12, 2018

Well, I’m doing it again: Publishing an income report. I did like how publishing my first income report helped me think more strategically about my income in the business. keep on reading »

Make Creative Work Finish Itself with Cascading Motivation – Love Your Work, Episode 116

March 12, 2018

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Big creative projects are daunting. It’s hard to find the motivation to make them happen. I talk about a trick I use to make creative projects practically complete themselves. I call it cascading motivation, and it’s the subject of this week’s article.

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How to write a book (for beginning writers who don’t even know what they want to write about)

March 07, 2018

I never thought I’d write one book, let alone two. I’m not one of those authors who spent his entire childhood loving to write. I became a writer by accident. If you’re wondering how to write a book, the following is what I would suggest. keep on reading »

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