David Kadavy

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

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

January 01, 2018

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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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Preview My New Book: The Heart to Start – Love Your Work, Episode 104

December 18, 2017

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Today, I’m very happy to announce that I have a new book out. Have you ever heard the advice “just get started?” Have you ever been left wondering “yeah, but how?” keep on reading »

My new book: The Heart to Start

December 12, 2017

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You’ve heard the advice before: Just get started.

If you can follow that advice, you absolutely should. Write your first book. Build your first company. Record your first song.

If you’re anything like me, it’s not so easy. You think about everything that could go wrong. You worry it will be a total failure. You can hear everyone laughing at you.

Heck, even as I launch this book, I have these same worries.

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Turn Rejection into Opportunity. Libryia Jones of Wanderist. – Love Your Work, Episode 103

December 11, 2017

libryia jonesLibryia Jones (@wanderwomanic) has made it easier for people to have the experience of living in different places. Last year, she organized a trip for her and and more than thirty others to spend a year on the road. They lived in places like Prague, Cape Town, and my personal favorite, Medellín.

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Use the Seven Mental States to Optimize Your Creative Output – Love Your Work, Episode 102

December 04, 2017

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The past several years, I’ve been really fascinated with optimizing creative output. It all started when I wrote my first book, Design for Hackers. I had been creative on command working as a professional designer, but when it came time to write a book, it was harder than ever.

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Pat Flynn: Teach While You Learn – Love Your Work, Episode 101

November 27, 2017

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One of the key things that I did early on in my career as an independent creator was set up passive revenue streams.

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Find Your Calling. (SPECIAL 100th episode!!) – Love Your Work, Episode 100

November 20, 2017

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For this very special 100th episode of Love Your Work: How do you find your calling? I’ve been trying to get to the bottom of this over the past two years, and I think it boils down to a three-step formula that I’ll present in this special episode.

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Michelangelo’s Creative Process. Ross King, author of The Pope’s Ceiling – Love Your Work, Episode 99

November 13, 2017

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Ross King is author of the book The Pope’s Ceiling. It tells the story of just how Michelangelo managed to paint 12,000 square feet of ceiling with little or no experience as a painter.

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Find Your Creative City – Love Your Work, Episode 98

November 06, 2017

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About two years ago, I was on a retreat in Mexico with some friends. We were each exploring what we wanted to do in our lives and careers. It took all week for me to admit it to myself: I wanted to double down on being a creator. I wanted to have conversations on this podcast, read books, and write books.

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