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Is Sharing Caring When it Comes to Clients?

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This story appears in the October 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: The client of a close friend and member of my networking group approached me about a consulting project. If I take the project on, am I poaching? Should I give my friend a heads-up to give her a chance to revive what may be a fallen relationship?

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A: It’s not your job to perform CPR on a colleague’s business relationship, friend or not. However, before moving ahead, make sure everything in this situation is what it appears to be. Information will help clarify your ethical responsibilities.

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