MindHack Podcast
MindHack Podcast
Oct 11, 2023
From Clock Time to Mind Time: A Conversation with David Kadavy | Ep. 053
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Welcome to another enlightening episode of the MindHack Podcast! Today, we're thrilled to feature David Kadavy, a trailblazing author and designer who's challenging the way we think about creativity and productivity. David takes us on a transformative journey, sharing why he sold all his belongings and moved to Colombia to explore a groundbreaking concept: "Mind Management, Not Time Management."

In this episode, David delves deep into the neuroscience of creativity, explaining those all-too-familiar moments when we feel creatively blocked and how to break free. He introduces us to the concept of "event time," a way of thinking about time that's prevalent in Colombia and argues that it's more natural and conducive to creativity than our conventional "clock time."

David doesn't just share theories; he offers actionable advice, routines, and rituals that have not only worked for him but can also help you manage your mind for better productivity. This episode is a treasure trove of insights that could revolutionize your work life.

More on David Kadavy:
Mind Management, Not Time Management: Productivity When Creativity Matters (Getting Art Done Book 2)
Other books here

Books and other interesting mentions:
The Heart to Start by David Kadavy
Frederick Taylor | Scientific Management
Geography of Time by Robert Levine
Clock Time Versus Event Time by Tamar Avnet and Anne Laure Sellier
The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Address
Maya Angelou Quotes
Simon Sinek
How to Increase Motivation & Drive | Huberman Lab Podcast #12 | Andrew Huberman
The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain by John Kunios
Scubapro WetNotes Underwater Notebook

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