Boss Talk #15: Copycats, Inventors vs. Operators. Hiring SDRs, and more


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  • Fab 5 Freddy on New York in the 70s, Warhol, Blondie, Basquiat, and Yo! MTV Raps [1:40]
  • Contrarian strategy and challenging assumptions [5:12]
  • Boring AI and solving meaningful problems [8:42]
  • Drop-in audio copycats [14:39]
  • How is copying software different from remixing hip hop? [21:07]
  • Do you want a CEO as an inventor or an operator? [24:12]
  • Recruiting sales development reps [30:34]
  • Being a boss and having a personal life [36:56]
  • How do you tell the story of letting someone go? [42:47]
  • Best practices for delegating responsibility [49:46]
  • Worst boss advice Ben and Ali have received [57:15]

Boss Talk is the Clubhouse show where a16z cofounder Ben Horowitz and Ali Ghodsi, the Founder/CEO of Databricks, discuss CEO stuff, leadership stuff, management stuff... boss stuff. Live every Tuesday 5-6pm on Clubhouse.

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