Week 8 Book Review

The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Harowitz As I wind up my review of this book, I reflect on the general theme to be a strong CEO and not give up. This weeks reading discusses evaluating the CEO. Being a CEO requires a varied set of advanced skills. Some of these skills comeContinue reading “Week 8 Book Review”

Procrastination Podcast

References Grant, Adam. “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers.” TED. April. 2016. Lecture. “Adam Grant: Books, Podcast, TED Talks, Newsletter, Articles.” Adam, https://www.adamgrant.net/. Duan, Crystal. “This Is How You Show Your Creativity, Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type.” Bustle, 27 Mar. 2018. https://www.bustle.com/p/these-myers-briggs-types-are-the-most-creative-in-the-conventional-unconventional-sense-8546249 Grant, Adam. “Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate.” The New York Times, TheContinue reading “Procrastination Podcast”

Week 4 Book Reflection

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Harowitz This weeks reading included the difficult things that a CEO or Entrepreneur may go through. These include the struggles, having to tell it like it is, laying employees off, firing an executive, and demoting employees when things fall apart. Horowitz’s answers to overcoming the “Struggle” includeContinue reading “Week 4 Book Reflection”

Week 3 Reflection Book Review

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz The book continues with Ben getting hired by Netscape. You get a good feel of Ben’s relationship with his boss Marc Andreesen. He admits that they do not see eye to eye, but in the end it works. Netscape sells to America Online(AOL). They invented JavaScript,Continue reading “Week 3 Reflection Book Review”