What Tim Armstrong could learn from Ben Horowitz (or, yunno, any human being)

I’ve been sitting on this post for weeks thanks to the embargo on Ben Horowitz’s new book, which I reviewed earlier in full here.

As I was reading my galley of the book, the astoundingly shameful story about AOL CEO Tim Armstrong complaining that saving the lives of two of his employees‘ “distressed”babies had cost him too much money was making the rounds. These were employees who’d– by the way– taken jobs with full benefits and paid their premiums on health insurance for just such a worst-case-scenario disaster. That’s sort of how insurance works, after all.

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