🎙Becoming prolific with David Kadavy

David Elikwu
David Elikwu speaks with David Kadavy an Author, Podcaster and President of Kadavy, Inc.

Author of Mind Management not Time Management, The Heart to Start and, Design for Hackers.
Host of Love Your Work podcast, where he interviewed Seth Godin, Steve Case, & many more creative entrepreneurs.

We talked a lot about productivity, we talked about writing, we talked about content creation about how David is able to consistently come up with new ideas. We barely even got to touch on was the fact that he designed an app with behavioral psychologist, Dan Ariely which was eventually acquired by Google.

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👤 Connect with [Guest]:
Twitter: @kadavy
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/kadavy
Book: Mind Management, not Time Management, The Heart to Start, Design for Hackers

📄 Show notes:
0:00 | Intro
3:54 | Discovering his design talent
8:12 | Starting a blog
13:36 | What I learned on the internet
15:26 | The process of writing that book
20:34 | Getting on Haker News
24:43 | How to focus your writing
27:59 | Twitter started off as a micro-blogging website
29:59 | First experience on Twitter
36:05 | Getting 500k RTs on Twitter
39:39 | The means of production
40:13 | The future of books
47:50 | Michelangelo’s dirty secret
53:03 | How to get through creative blocks
59:28 | The velocity of ideas
1:03:07 | Holding yourself to the right standard
1:08:14 | The curiosity to start and the consistency to finish
1:10:56 | How to be successful as a creator
1:15:56 | The secret of Walt Disney’s mindset
1:18:37 | What to optimise for as a creator.
1:21:35 | How to use your crumb time.
1:23:05 | Following your curiosity
1:25:01 | Three levels of curiosity
1:34:40 | Grippy and Slippy tools

🗣 Mentioned in the show:
Design for Hackers |
Doug Bowman |
Jason Santa Maria |
Merlin Mann |
43 Folders |
Chris Webb |
Claude Monet |
Tim Ferriss |
Nassim Nicholas Taleb | @nntalebref
David Perell |
Mark Manson |
Tim Urban |
Wait But Why |
Thomas Paine |
In Defense of Papyrus |
The Iliad The Odyssey
David Galenson |
Leonardo da Vinci
Mason Currey |
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work |
Walt Disney |
Jeff Bezos |
Elon Musk |
Marie Curie
Kirsten Oliphant |
Encyclopedia Brown
Zettelkasten |

👨🏾‍💻 About David Elikwu:
David Elikwu FRSA is a serial entrepreneur, strategist and writer. David is the founder of The Knowledge, a platform helping people think deeper and work smarter.

Twitter: @Delikwu / @itstheknowledge
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