David Kadavy

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

Posts from the Entrepreneurship Category

The Solopreneur’s Manifesto

December 07, 2015

It has never been easier to start and run a business that is all your own. You don’t need employees, you don’t need to raise money, and you certainly don’t need a cofounder. This is the age of the Solopreneur, and these are the tenets that guide the Solopreneur. keep on reading »

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September 08, 2015

“I started a blog, but I never update it.”

“I know I should start a blog, but I haven’t gotten around to it.”

Are these things you find yourself saying? I have just the thing to help you. keep on reading »

A/A Testing: How I increased conversions 300% by doing absolutely nothing

February 12, 2015

There are few things wantrepreneurs (all due respect, I’m a recovering wantrepreneur myself) love to talk about more than running A/B tests.

The belief seems to be that if they just keep testing, they will find the answer, and build the business of their dreams.

Most of them are wrong. Many of their businesses would be better off if they didn’t run any A/B tests at all. keep on reading »

The Wantrepreneurial Cycle of Delusion

October 29, 2014

There’s little more exciting than working on your own idea. Time flies by, your brain lights up, and your blood pumps a little bit harder. You feel alive. You’re in a perfect state of “flow.” keep on reading »

Ignore Most Waves

October 14, 2014

Suddenly, I was being pushed with little effort. Ripples of blue-tinted coral were speeding by underneath me, with speckles of sunlight cheering me on. I knew now that I had picked the right wave, and it was ON. keep on reading »

“Will it scale?” is a less important question than “will it ever matter?”

July 30, 2014

The rise of automation and computing power has lifted vast segments of the population out of manual labor, thus freeing up their minds to pursue more existential concerns (such as making apps that make it so you can say “yo” to your friends with a tap of the finger). keep on reading »

Landing pages are for wimps: how I cured my wantrepreneuritis (& earned $5,000 in the process)

June 24, 2014

Wantrapreneuritis is a horrible disease that plagues millions of men and women, young and old, around the world. Symptoms include: keep on reading »

A Bootstrapper’s Story: 10 Years of kadavy.net

May 31, 2014

Today marks the 10th year of the kadavy.net blog. As a natural way to commemorate an event like this, one might make a list of the top blog posts from all 10 years. (I’ve already shared the design evolution of kadavy.net.)
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Earn it

October 15, 2013

It was a demoralizing feeling, staring down at my paycheck. keep on reading »

The Persistence of Ideas

June 13, 2013

You’ve heard the famous quote: “If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.” keep on reading »

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