The Hard Thing About Hard Things Quotes by Ben Horowitz(page 4 of 13)
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Ben Horowitz’s Honest And Real Take On Entrepreneurship
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A few years ago I was all about recipes. Learning is imperfect. With Marc and me, even after eighteen years, he upsets me almost every day by finding something wrong in my thinking, and I do the same for him. It works. This is Ben talking about his relationship with Marc Andreson.
While most start-up stories read like a romance novel, Ben's book is more like watching the film Fight Club. He wants to dispel the myth that being an entrepreneur is always exciting. He says,"The biggest myth is that it's fun. The reality is that creating and running a business is an incredibly tough grind, and its emotionally debilitating. It can be euphoric, but more often than not, it's terrifying. Ben cut his teeth in the tech sector and now he is a cornerstone of Silicon Valley's venture capital community. His firm funded ventures like Airbnb, Skype, Facebook and Twitter.
Imagine your business is down to its last stretch of runway and your investors refuse to put more cash into it.
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Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author:. When I saw that this book was one of the favorites of our own CEO at coach. The Hard Thing About Hard Things had been on top of my library for quite some time, but I was a little scared because it was quite long, to be honest. Today I decided to suck it up and see what Mr. If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want. Download PDF.
Below are the quotes I found most interesting. As always, if you like the quotes, please buy the full book here. With Marc and me, even after eighteen years, he upsets me almost every day by finding something wrong in my thinking, and I do the same for him. It works. We would fall on our faces, but we would learn fast and do what was needed to survive. WHen you are building a company, you must believe there is an answer and you cannot pay attention to your odds of finding it. You just have to find it.