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How to Choose a Business Partner Who Won’t [BLEEP] You

Whether you have them now or want some, the co-owners of your company become an integral part of your business success. Business owner agreements – a.k.a business “prenups” – are a smart strategy for ensuring that you and your partners see eye-to-eye on the important questions to ask yourselves, including:

  • Does taking on other business owners really help me reach my goals?
  • What are our contribution expectations for each other in terms of time, work, expertise, and money?
  • How will we share profits, losses, and control of the business?
  • How can we go our separate ways easily, and with a minimum of fuss, should the relationship not work out?

The Perks and Pitfalls of Blogging for Business

Social media is a huge equalizer, enabling smaller companies to become known as experts in their fields quickly. But there are traps for the unwary. This goes hand-in-hand with developing a keen marketing strategy for making sure that they get seen in the right places by the right people.

  • What is social media and why does it matter?
  • How companies can benefit from using social media as a marketing vehicle
  • Legal challenges that blogs present
  • How to set up a blogging campaign without getting ensnared in legal problems

Snow White and the Seven Strategic Alliance Partners

Snow White ran a harmonious, well-functioning household with the seven dwarfs, each person understanding their role and happily fulfilling it. A strategic alliance also involves multiple people playing multiple roles to fulfill their business goals. Learn what makes alliances function smoothly by understanding the impact of:

  • The form your alliance takes (and the options you have)
  • The function that each alliance member will perform to reach their mutual goals
  • The flow of finances from customers to alliance members
  • Fights, and how to resolve them, when they arise among the alliance members

How to Train Your Clients to Pay You

Yes, it is possible to get out of the collection business and stop diverting your time and energy chasing overdue bills. Customers respond to consistency. For the most part, they want clear “rules of the road,” and this program will show you just what they are. Among other things, you’ll learn:

  • The 7 categories of clients to avoid
  • How to be clear about what services or products you provide to your clients
  • What to do when clients want to negotiate pricing, terms, or other expectations
  • What to do when it’s time to take action with delinquents

Other Topics Available:

  • “How Attorneys Can Harness the P.O.W.E.R. of Networking”
  • “Top Comedy Tips for Confident Presentations”
  • “Creating Powerful Corporate/Legal Teams with a ‘Code of Success’”
  • “Negotiating Skills: Are You Striking the Best Deal?”
  • “Your Business Blueprint: How to Start and Build Your Company with a Guerilla Mindset for Success”
Nina can tailor all speeches for keynote, fullday, half-day, and workshop settings.

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