Close Encounters

I also would love to be able to start and develop a successfulbusiness with a close friend ("Women,"November). In reality, I would probably not be willing to take thatrisk.

I agree that it is much easier to appreciate and support someoneyou already have a personal relationship with. I also agree thattrust is a key benefit of working with a friend. Personally, Iwould hate to jeopardize a good friendship, because good friendsare hard to find.

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