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Don't be an idiot. Find a great startup advisor. (humbledmba.com)
49 points by jaf12duke on April 28, 2011 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

Curious if people actually formally ask people to be advisors, or just keep asking them more and more questions until its defacto.

In my experience, the most successful startup advisor relationships are the ones that are very deliberately and explicitly pursued. It may take a while to find the right person, but once you do, making sure you're both clear on the advisor/advisee relationship is paramount.

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