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Here's How People Successfully Work With Friends, Family and Even Their Spouse

The key to a happy life: Clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

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This story appears in the September 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

When I say that my wife and I wrote a novel together, people’s first reaction is almost universal: “You’re still married?” The idea seems terrifying -- but we loved it. The project took us three years, and though we had disagreements along the way, we kept each other motivated and focused. (And it’s coming out this October! It’s called Mr. Nice Guy.) If it worked for us, I suspect it could work for many entrepreneurs. Ambition can be a lonely road. Isn’t it nice to have support?

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Related: The Science Behind Working With Your Spouse

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