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Ben Horowitz | What You Do Is Who You Are

The Jordan Harbinger Show

October 29, 2019

59 minutes

Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) is a founding partner of superstar venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and the author of NYT Best Seller The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers and his latest, What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture.

What We Discuss with Ben Horowitz:

  • What the Haitian slave revolt can teach us about creating a thriving, resilient company culture from chaos.
  • Why a company's culture -- for better or worse -- will endure in the memory of the people who work there far longer than the consequences of a bad quarter.
  • The disasters that strike when a company's core values and culture reveal their dark side.
  • How prison culture influences the way some billion dollar tech companies are managed.
  • Ben's possibly surprising musical preferences and how they fuel his own creative direction.
  • And much more...

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