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The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ben Horowitz

5 mins

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The Hard Thing About Hard Things is an inside look at the tough decisions all CEOs face, highlighting what it takes to build a great organization, and how to become world-class leaders ourselves.


The Hard Thing About Hard Things

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

by Ben Horowitz


Ben Horowitz sold his company Opsware to HP for $1.6 billion in cash in 2007. He's a financial expert who strives to teach others how to manage their businesses and make their dreams a reality.

Whether you're already at the top of the career ladder and looking for new ways to revitalize your business strategy, or still just at the beginning of your career, there's lots of actionable advice to be found here. Let's dive in!

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The only thing that prepares you to run a company is running a company.

- Ben Horowitz

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