YC Partner and Tutorspree cofounder Aaron Harris on who founders should listen to for advice.


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00:00 – Who should founders listen to for advice?

00:55 – Your job as a founder is to build a company not just get advice

1:35 – Pick someone and “Make for yourself a Rabbi” – https://blog.ycombinator.com/what-to-do-with-too-much-advice/

2:25 – Pick an advisor who gives nuanced advice

3:25 – Pick an advisor who’s seen the game multiple times

3:55 – Pick an advisor you get along with

4:20 – At the end of the day you need to evaluate the advice on its own merit