Warby Parker Co-Founder: Here’s the Worst Advice I Ever Received


He chose not to take it, of course.

Business Insider had several high-profile entrepreneurs — including Warby Parker co-founder Jeff Raider — dish on the worst advice they received on their route to success. In Raider’s case, the misguided advice came from professors when he was studying for a bachelor’s degree. He was majoring in international affairs at Johns Hopkins University, and they were “pushing me to go into diplomacy,” he tells the news outlet. In the end, of course, he decided against that career path and ended up helping to launch not only the popular eyewear company but also Harry’s, a subscription razor service. He was looking for a life where he could “constantly push the envelope, innovate, and dream.” Looks like he got it.

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