Who is Ben Horowitz?
And what is his book about?
And what’s ugly about it?
The book is called “The Hard Thing About Hard Things”, which I will refer to as THTAHT.
I will tell you what’s the “Ugly thing” in a minute, but let me make it clear: the book is excellent, easily one of the best reads you can hope for. However, if you read it carefully, you will be very unhappy afterwards.
Let’s go in order.