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Essential Elements of Working With a Business Partner

To keep your business running smoothly, it's crucial to have a clear division of duties. Here's how to set up a business with shared responsibilities-- for greater satisfaction and greater rewards.

Eyeing an Industry Conference? Here's How to Tackle It

Industry conferences can quickly become a huge expense, so you'd better choose wisely. Here's how to decide which to attend and make the most out of them.

Could Teaming With Other Small Businesses Be the Key to Success?

Advice for growing your business in a down economy.

How Not to Get Burned When a Partnership Goes Bad

Attorney Nina Kaufman on why a written agreement can be a critical asset for keeping partners accountable.

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. Here's how to find 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.

Why Written Agreements Are Critical for Doing Business

Attorney Nina Kaufman on why the days of 'doing business on a handshake' are over.

7 Steps for Choosing a Top-Notch Business Partner

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

How to Know If a Business Partner is Right for You

Attorney Nina Kaufman on making sure you and your partners have what it takes to start a successful business together.

The Biggest Legal Mistake to Avoid in Partnerships

About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.

Bringing on a Business Partner? Avoid This Common Mistake

Having a business partner can be invaluable. Having the wrong--or no--partnership agreements can be disastrous.

Fresh Founders on How to Partner with a Big Company

In this Trep Talk Extra, the creators of a global beauty brand offer advice for small business owners looking to partner with a major player.

Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.

Six Strategies for Partnering with Big Brands

A must-follow checklist for small businesses looking to connect with powerhouse companies like Wal-Mart.

Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.

How to Recruit a Great Programmer as a Partner

Follow these three steps to land a top-notch software engineer for your tech startup.

Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women

How two friends created a multimillion-dollar lingerie business through the decades.

Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.

Richard Branson on Finding and Selecting Investors for Your Startup

The celebrity entrepreneur offers his advice on building successful partnerships.

Building a Business Partnership That Lasts

Ever wonder why some partnerships last a lifetime while others crash and burn? Learn the secrets to success from these famous examples.

What to Consider Before Teaming Up With a Partner

Thinking about going into business with someone? Be sure to weigh these pros and cons first.

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