TGI 16: How to Turn a Social Media Post into a Book Deal with David Kadavy

About our Guest:

David Kadavy is a creative entrepreneur, author, podcaster, speaker, and creative productivity expert. His books include The Heart to Start: Stop Procrastinating & Start Creating, Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty (which debuted in the top 20 on all of Amazon), and multiple “short reads”. On his weekly podcast, Love Your Work, David has learned from entrepreneurs, creators, and experts such as: James Altucher, Seth Godin, Joanna Penn, and many more.

12:20 – Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Address

How to Connect with David:


Twitter: @Kadavy
YouTube: David Kadavy
Facebook: @kadavyauthor

How to Support David:

The Heart to Start– How to start being creative 
Design for Hackers– How to reverse engineer product design

Recommendations from David:

  • Follow your curiosity and lean into things that you enjoy 
  • Give yourself room to let yourself be creative 
  • Reverse engineer your ideal outcome to determine your next steps forward 

My book recommendation:

Drive, by Daniel Pink

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