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<b>Introduction to High Output Management</b>

Ben Horowitz

"Now let me holler at ya partner, spit this gameIn you ear for a minute, quit complainingBout how you can't spend it cause you ain't got itYou got …

Where Do Leaders Come From? – Andreessen Horowitz

<b>A foreword to “The Internet Is My Religion” by Jim Gilliam</b><p>When I read the first draft of <i>The Internet Is My Religion</i>, the new book by NationBuilder …

Who Do You Trust?

I’m into distribution, I’m like Atlantic<br>I got them mutherf**ers flying across the Atlantic<br>—Rick Ross, “Hustlin’”

Don’t Follow Your Passion: Career Advice for Recent Graduates – Andreessen Horowitz

<b>watch time: 17 minutes</b><p><b>TRANSCRIPT</b><p>So first of all, thank you, Class of 2015, for inviting me to speak. It’s such a great honor and when I got the …

Andy – Andreessen Horowitz

<i>“At sixteen, son was watching him, mesmerized</i> <i><br>Respect, not jocking him, was so amazing, besides</i> <i><br>He came on the stage with lasers in his eyes</i> <i><br>Walk with</i> …

Andreessen Horowitz

The Sad Truth About Developing Executives – Andreessen Horowitz

The truth is hard to swallow, and hard to say, too<br>But I graduated from that bullshit, now I hate school<p>—Lil Wayne, “CoCo“<p>My greatest disappointment …

The Past and Future of Systems Management – Andreessen Horowitz

“I said that I’mma ride for my motherf*ckin’ n***as<br>Most likely I’mma die with my finger on the trigger<br>I’ve been grindin outside all day with my …

Swiss Francs | Listen for free at

"The campaign is global - the dollar ain't what it used to be<br>Switch a franc for a dollar, you get like 1.3"<br>—Ryan Leslie, Swiss Francs

One Management Concept

Rakim - I Ain't No Joke | Listen for free at

"Even if it's jazz or the quiet storm<br>I hook a beat up and convert it into hip-hop form"<br>-Rakim, "I Ain't No Joke"

Ben Horowitz

"You're quite hostile,<br>I've got a right to be hostile,<br>my people been persecuted."<br>- Public Enemy

"Damn, here we go again<br>People talking shit, but when shit hit the fan<br>Everything I'm not, made me everything I am"<br>—Kanye West, "Everything I Am" Audio …

Drake - 0 To 100 / The Catch Up | Listen for free at

“Real quick, whole squad on that real sh*t<br>0 to 100, n***a, real quick”<br>—Drake, "0 to 100/The Catch Up"<i>For the audio version of this post click here.</i>

Ben Horowitz

"To whoever think their words affect me is too stupid<br>And if you can do it better than me, then you do it"<br>—Kanye West, "Cold"

"They call me Jay Electronica – f*ck that<br>Call me Jay ElecHanukkah, Jay ElecYarmulke<br>Jay ElecRamadaan, Muhammad A'salaamaleikum<br>RasoulAllah Subhanahu wa …

The Legend of The Blind MC – Andreessen Horowitz

People say I’m crippled, but that’s a lie<br>they’re just mad ‘cause I’m so fly<br>being handicapped is a state of mind<br>I’m not disabled I’m just blind<br>—The …

Sade - Pearls | Listen for free at

There is a woman in Somalia<br>Scraping for pearls on the roadside<br>There's a force stronger than nature<br>Keeps her will alive<br>This is how she's dying<br>She's …

Drake - I'm Going In | Listen for free at

<i>A lot of people have been asking me what my upcoming book,</i> The Hard Thing About Hard Things<i>, will be like. Here's a piece that I wrote for the book</i> …


Eric B. & Rakim - Follow The Leader | Listen for free at

<i>Co-authored with Sten Tamkivi, EIR at Andreessen Horowitz</i>Follow the leader is a title, theme, task<br>Now you know, you don't have to ask<br>—Rakim, "Follow …

Ben Horowitz

Pusha T - Hold On | Listen for free at

God body and mind, food for the soul<br>When you feeding on hate, you empty, my ni*&$a, it shows”<br>–Rick Ross, “Hold On”<i>The reasonable man adapts himself</i> …

Ben Horowitz