Category Archives: Strategic Alliances

When Alliance Partners Are Hard to Find

So you have a great product.  You love the features, believe it has great utility, and that it can make…

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15 Steps to Successful Strategic Alliances

There are so many parallels between business partnering and romantic relationships.  “Date before you marry,” “Know who you are and…

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The Power of Peers

My colleague, Geri Stengel of Ventureneer, conducted a survey several months ago that examined the importance of peer advisors to…

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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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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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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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Putting a Reality Check on Partnering

It took me a couple of read-throughs to get past the jargon (imagine that, and me, a lawyer!), but the…

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A Mad (Cow) Joint Venture!

Remember the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“Mad Cow”) scourge of the early 1990s?  Well, with approximately 60 million head of cattle…

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Strategic Alliances for Small Business

Read entrepreneur Scott Ellis’s article — top 7 tips on strategic alliances for small business, from someone whose previous corporate…

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