Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday November 24, 2014

Why 'Arrogant Jerks' Become Rich And Successful In Silicon Valley

Wait, does being "a huge jerk" come before or after becoming rich and successful in Silicon Valley?

There's a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right "Startup DNA." The DNA is comprised of characteristics like "resilience" and "ability to accept risk." Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk.