Category Archives: Partnerships

Breakups don’t have to mean the breakdown of your business

As seen in… Zsa Zsa Gabor once said, “[My ex-husband] taught me housekeeping. When I divorce, I keep the house.”…

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What Busts a Business Partnership? Find Out on MSNBC

Want to know what can bust your business partnership?  It very nearly happened to these business partners in a trendy…

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Should You Ever Invest in a Friend’s Business?

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” said Shakespeare (see context below) … but what about being an investor? If you’re…

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Leaving a Business Partner

True confessions time:  the last few months have been very hard because, well, for all of my desire to be…

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

In my more than 15 years of practicing law and working with entrepreneurs, I can say there is at least…

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Have you earned the Brass Ring?

“I can’t reach it!” cried little Billy. He hung his head, embarrassed. His father, Jim, was standing outside the carousel,…

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Celebrity Strategic Alliances

Hot off the press — security company and long-time golf supporter ADT announced yesterday that it was forming a strategic…

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On Ethics and Business Partners

My Sunday mornings begin . . . at the end.  Of the New York Times Magazine, that is.  I’ll peruse the…

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The Entrepreneur’s Prenup (Sneak Peek!)

If your expansion plans include bringing on a new business partner, make sure you get your copy of The Entrepreneur’s Prenup:…

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Don’t end up in the County Clerk’s basement

Imagine: You’re standing at a computer terminal in the basement of the County Clerk’s Office. Wondering if you’ve fallen into…

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