David Kadavy

David Kadavy is author of the #18 Amazon best-seller, Design for Hackers

Posts from the Business Category

The Red Box Model for Printing Services

February 25, 2010

I remember back in 2001, when I was home from college one summer, I rented quite a few movies. Every time I went to the movie store, the same thing puzzled me: why was there so much space wasted? Many of the independent movies I wanted to watch at the time were hard to come by in Omaha, Nebraska, and the fact that a 3,000 square foot movie store didn’t have enough variety added insult to injury. “Instead of a movie store, it should just be a giant vending machine full of movies.” Nowadays, there are Redbox vending machines in every grocery store, full of movies. keep on reading »

I Started a DIY MBA Group (& You’re Not Invited)

May 11, 2009

Remember when I was testing the waters to see if there was interest in a DIYMBA group? Well, there was plenty of interest. Some were more interested than others. Those in the latter group and I started a DIY MBA group. Here’s what it consists of so far: keep on reading »

Five Management Tips for Success

January 21, 2009

Over several years of having real jobs, I’ve noticed a few things that, when applied, keep an organization running harmoniously and productively. keep on reading »

The DIY MBA: Testing the waters

September 25, 2008

I want to learn more about business. Many people, in this situation, would decide to go to business school. Some people suggest “just start a business. Do it! And learn that way.” I do try that, but without some way of building cognizance, how the hell are you to know what to do?

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