Category Archives: Business Partners

Even Robert Kiyosaki Has (Had) Bum Business Partners

Lest you think that only novice business owners have problems with business partners, here’s a comforting note from Robert Kiyoskai…

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When Buyout Agreements Go Awry

It’s never a pretty sight when a business partnership has to be dissolved. Even uglier is what happens when you…

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The Start-Up Equity Split Dilemma

In his post, “Startup Founder Equity Splits,” Ryan Roberts touches on an age-old dilemma faced by many beginning entrepreneurs: “how…

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Working Through The Numbers on Ownership

I’m often asked, “what’s a fair division of ownership between busienss parnters” and “how much equity should I give an…

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The Right Business Partners for Your Conscious Business

I’ve had a lot of experience with business partners.  Some I’ve chosen more consciously than others.  Like dating in college,…

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Why Partnership Agreements are Vital for Business Health

When you’re starting your business, partnership agreements can seem a tedious exercise.  Not only do they take time and careful…

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It’s the principle of the thing ….

  “I’m done. I’m done! I’m not giving him anything else. The man practically destroyed my business. He doesn’t deserve…

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Understanding Your “Silent Partner’s” Motivations

Entrepreneurs who want to raise capital from angel investors really need to consider the process from the angel’s point of…

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Basic Training: You Only Get Hurt By The Ones You Love

Today’s basic training involves a sad story. A woman gave her heart to another . . . and to his…

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Basic Training: Is My Conniving Co-Owner Embezzling?

Q: I have a business partner (“John”). He is majority shareholder with a 55/45 split. We act primarily as a subcontractor…

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