Category Archives: Partnerships

Top 10 Questions for Forming Strategic Alliances

Strategic alliances.  They’re great when used effectively to expand the range of your product or service offerings.  They’re not so…

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BlogHer and NBCU in Strategic Alliance

As reported in the Washington Post last week, BlogHer, the women’s blogging community, has announced a strategic alliance with NBCU-owned…

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A Strategic Alliance in 3-D

According to a press release issued last week, Intel Corporation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced the formation of a…

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How to Find the Perfect Business Partner

How to find the perfect business partner?  Well, that’s kind of like finding the Holy Grail, isn’t it?  A long,…

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Vetting a Business Partner Online

From serial entrepreneur and Babble Softfounder/CEO Aruni Gunasegaram is this intriguing post about vetting a business partner online. While I’m…

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Hooray for the Partnership Agreement

BusinessWeek gives you 12 stories of business partnerships that have had a major impact on American business and life. The…

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Basic Training: About Business Partners

This week’s training is what I call “partner training” (sometimes not unlike potty training). What can we expect from our…

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When Is a Partnership Agreement Too Short?

Entrepreneurs often ask me to create the “perfect one-page agreement.” Maybe they expect partnership agreements to be 3 pages .…

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Difficult Conversations for Business Partners

The last couple of weeks have been filled with frantic inquiries from entrepreneurs looking to get out of their business…

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Doing Due Diligence on Prospective Partners

Everyone’s entitled to make a bad decision now and again. That chartreuse designer blouse that was just a smidge (ha!)…

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