The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz
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David Cancel's Review:

The struggle. The grind. This is the reality check that you will always need when you’re going through it.

Ref: https://seekingwisdom.io/here-are-the-13-books-i-recommend-to-everyone-on-my-team-8b331f93ca98#.98bhxmf25

Danielle Morrill's Review:

This is a list of the books, essays, blog posts, articles, podcasts, etc. that have had an outsized impact on my thinking in life and business. I am trying to figure out a good way to organize this, right now it is just a tiny part of my collection but definitely a set of books that I find myself suggesting to people over and over again.

Startups

Ref: http://www.daniellemorrill.com/recommended-books/

Max Levchin's Review:

What’s your favorite business book you’d recommend to young entrepreneurs and why?

Some good ones from the “pure business” category: Zero to One, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Good to Great, etc. 

Ref: https://medium.com/@producthunt/max-levchin-daily-routines-startup-advice-and-working-with-elon-musk-296d15521d3

Steve Blank's Review:

Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things is a series essays about what CEO face in the “Build” phase – the transition from searching for a business model into a company.

Ref: https://steveblank.com/books-for-startups/

Marc Andreessen's Review:

But @bhorowitz's book still makes great gift for entrepreneurs & future entrepreneurs (ages 8-108) in your life :-).

Ref: https://twitter.com/pmarca/status/441104862650957824