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I Meet With More Than 1,000 People Every Month. Here Are 5 Ways I Can Tell Immediately If I Want To Partner With Them. Here's how I learned to quickly recognize the personal qualities that make for a successful business partnership.

By John Rampton Edited by Mark Klekas

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Over the years, I have learned what qualities make a successful business partnership. How? Well, each month, I meet with more than 1,000 people. That may sound overwhelming. But, to ensure I'm not wasting my time, here are five ways to instantly know if someone is the right partner.

1. They're passionate about what they do

"The best partnerships aren't dependent on a more common goal but on a shared path of equality, desire, and no small amount of passion." — Sarah MacLean

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