Category Archives: Partnerships

Put That Partnership Agreement in Writing!

You’ve probably heard all the usual reasons why a partnership agreement should be in writing:  memories are fallible; it helps…

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Police and Paramedics in Partnership

Police and paramedics . . . riding together.  The cadence reminded me of Bill Murray’s line from Ghostbusters–” . . . dogs…

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How Kickball Applies to Strategic Alliances

The ways to part company, the what ifs, and the hows relating to “exit strategies” for business partnerships, strategic alliances,…

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Paying Back Private Investors

Any time you accept money from someone else to help your business grow, you should put that relationship in writing.…

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Key points for any strategic alliance agreement

In my LinkedIn Discussion group, Successful Business Partnerships, my colleague, Marian Banker brought to light an article by Ivan Hoffman, Esq.,…

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Partnership Q&A: Time to get out . . . or get more $$?

Q. I am a founding partner in a 15-year business.  All 3 partners work in different capacities at our business.…

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An Innovative Approach to Splitting Equity

When two people start a business together, it’s tempting to say, simply, that they should be 50/50 partners.  But, as…

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Why Strategic Alliances Are a Lot Like Dating

Actually, there are a lot of things that are a lot like dating. But strategic alliances are one of them.…

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Have You Covered the Partnership Agreement Basics?

Reproduced from my weekly ezine, LexAppeal:   So you’ve decided that a business partnership is for you.And you have the support…

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Do You Have Your Life Partner’s Buy-In for Your Business?

Reproduced from my weekly ezine LexAppeal: Business partners come in different flavors, like vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry.There are active partners…

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