Category Archives: Partnerships

Strategic Alliance Sandtraps

So you’re hot to trot with a strategic alliance.  You’ve chosen the alliance partner; you’ve decided what you want to…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

A Succession Plan Blueprint for Family Businesses

I recently spoke at a seminar on the subject of buying and selling a business.  One of the most common…

Read More

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,…

Read More

What Do Women Want? . . . And Can This Strategic Alliance Provide It?

Although my low-maintenance husband would disagree, I’m a relatively simple gal. Yes, I may pile too many obligations on my…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More