Category Archives: Partnerships

Reflections on What Ruins a Business Partnership

Summer getaway vacations are a lot like business partnerships. You need an outlook of adventure, a mindset for cooperation, and…

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How to Use a Strategic Alliance to Get Ahead

Strategic alliances are much more than just a gesture of mutual goodwill – they have become a necessary tool, whether…

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Ancient Chinese Secret? The Key to Family Business Longevity

Thanksgiving is a day of gratitude, an opportunity to be with family. So on this family day, it’s somewhat fitting…

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Article: How to Choose a Business Partner

Not sure what to look for?  Or how to evaluate the right business partner for you?   Then take a few moments…

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The Law Firm Partnership Agreement that Failed

I recently had an “OMG. Are you kidding me?!?!” moment when I came across NYT reporter John Eligon’s article on a…

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Getting Help in Choosing a Business Partner

It ain’€™t easy. And as the experts in my New York Enterprise Report article, How to Choose a Business Partner€? reveal,…

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Why Business Partners Can Prevent Business Collapse

So you’ve started a business.  And it’s just you.  What happens if you get really sick or injured?  Or a…

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When Business Partners Are Out of Synch

My uncle has a favorite story from his childhood — those halcyon days before the advent of Nintendo, Game Boy,…

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The Complexities of Family Business Systems

Have you ever known a family that doesn’t have a fight . . . about something?  It could be about…

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Should you invest in your dopey nephew’s business?

Ever been hit up to invest in a friend’s or family member’s business? Is it wise to do so—given that…

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