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Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner

Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner

Teaming up with another player can combine complementary skills and realize synergies at a startup.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

Starting a business with your significant other can make a lot of sense, until it doesn't. Consider these pros and cons before jumping in.
3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s secret wedding ceremony offers surprising insight into business success.
9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.
My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side

My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side

The other half of a leadership and marketing consulting firm describes the keys to running a business with the person you married.
5 Things You Must Do When Entering Into a 50/50 Partnership

5 Things You Must Do When Entering Into a 50/50 Partnership

Often entrepreneurs need another individual to help found (and run) a company. And while two minds are better than one, these two minds need to be on the same page.
My Spouse, My Business Partner

My Spouse, My Business Partner

A marketing consultant reveals the secrets of her successful marriage while teamed up to her startup collaborator.
The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.
Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.

Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.

Each partner should contribute to the business based on strengths. Rely on an advisor if needed and prepare for your relationship to evolve.
Entrepreneur Media Forms Strategic Partnership With AlleyNYC

Entrepreneur Media Forms Strategic Partnership With AlleyNYC

An investment and partnership will allow our two companies to grow and collaborate in exciting ways.
Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The do's and don't of handling exit strategies and partnerships that have gone sour.
3 Easy Steps for Finding the Ideal Co-Founder

3 Easy Steps for Finding the Ideal Co-Founder

Business partnerships are often compared to marriage: If you find the right match, success will ensue. Otherwise, you may be headed for disaster (and a nasty breakup).
5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Partner

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Partner

Choosing business partners is not easy. If they are going to be with you in the long haul, you need to make sure they are a great fit. Here are a few things you should be considering.
Franchise Players: Two Businessmen Who Teamed Up to Take On Foundation Repair

Franchise Players: Two Businessmen Who Teamed Up to Take On Foundation Repair

When these franchisees saw the challenges of constructing strong foundations, they decided to be part of the solution.
Set Boundaries for Accountability and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Set Boundaries for Accountability and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why co-founders shouldn't always seek consensus, why millennials want feedback and more advice for business owners.
How to Know When You've Met the One -- Co-Founder, That Is

How to Know When You've Met the One -- Co-Founder, That Is

Picking a co-founder is a lot like picking a spouse, except you'll likely spend more time with the former.
Quit Being a Scraggly Entrepreneur and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Quit Being a Scraggly Entrepreneur and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at the importance of appearance, how the FOMO phenomenon affects partnerships and more advice for business owners.

4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Co-Founder

Venture capitalist Paul Lee offers advice on finding the right business partner for your startup.

4 Tips to Avoid Co-Founder Conflict

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on why it’s important to be honest with your business partners and to quickly get over disagreements.

Not a Superhero Entrepreneur? You’ll Still Need a Sidekick

Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough can’t hurt. This Halloween, consider finding the Robin to your Batman.

Business Partners: 5 Tips for Finding the Ying to Your Yang

Start-up expert Rebekah Iliff says the key to finding an ideal partner or co-founder is first understanding your own strengths and future desires.

How to Close Your Startup's Experience Gap

Joining forces with key individuals and organizations on campus can quickly accelerate your startup.

7 Steps for Choosing a Top-Notch Business Partner

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers’ top questions about entrepreneurship.

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