Partnerships

Building a Relationship With a CEO? Woo the Inner Circle First.
Networking

Building a Relationship With a CEO? Woo the Inner Circle First.

Come bearing gifts for assistants, event planners and interns.
John Ruhlin
How Do You Bring Investors Into Your Business? Very Carefully.
Ready To Launch

How Do You Bring Investors Into Your Business? Very Carefully.

Finance expert Mark Kohler says that knowing the difference between lenders, investors and partners is crucial when building capital.
Entrepreneur Network
Guacamole and Musicians Make for a Delicious Combination at SXSW
SXSW

Guacamole and Musicians Make for a Delicious Combination at SXSW

The pairing of seemingly unrelated businesses, produce and music, is the type of innovative display SXSW is known for.
Jill Schiefelbein
Fedex: Amazon Would Have to Spend 'Tens Of Billions' to Compete With Us
Amazon

Fedex: Amazon Would Have to Spend 'Tens Of Billions' to Compete With Us

Amazon recently leased 20 cargo aircraft and bought thousands of its own trailer trucks, while calling itself a 'transportation service provider' for the first time in its annual filings.
This New Partnership Makes it Easy for Travelers to Cook Meals in Their Hotel Rooms
Business Partnership

This New Partnership Makes it Easy for Travelers to Cook Meals in Their Hotel Rooms

Extended-stay chain Homewood Suites teamed up with PeachDish to provide guests DIY meal kits.
Carly Okyle
Don't Want to End Up Like AOL and Time Warner? Here Are 4 Ways to Create a Winning Business Partnership.
Partnerships

Don't Want to End Up Like AOL and Time Warner? Here Are 4 Ways to Create a Winning Business Partnership.

Ensuring there is a clear execution plan for the partnership in terms of key personnel, timing, resources, and how the partnership fits relative to each party's respective overall corporate strategy will setup the partnership for success.
Monica Zent
Hey Jabronis! Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Starts Lifestyle Brand With Under Armor.
Make More Happen

Hey Jabronis! Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Starts Lifestyle Brand With Under Armor.

Project Rock 'is designed to help people everywhere achieve their goals.'
Carly Okyle
3 Ways to Qualify Your Franchise Prospects
Franchises

3 Ways to Qualify Your Franchise Prospects

Use these factors to choose the franchisees who are the best fit for your business.
Mark Siebert
7 Startup Strategies to Gain From Your Limitations
Success Strategies

7 Startup Strategies to Gain From Your Limitations

Focusing your budget on your most expensive projects and finding partners who complement your strengths are just a couple of smart business strategies.
Martin Zwilling
'Divide and Conquer' Is the Only Way to Get the Job Done
Teamwork

'Divide and Conquer' Is the Only Way to Get the Job Done

You cannot be a successful entrepreneur all by yourself. You've got to rely on solid teamwork.
Jim Joseph
Nike Cuts Ties With Boxer Manny Pacquiao Over Homophobic Comments
Nike

Nike Cuts Ties With Boxer Manny Pacquiao Over Homophobic Comments

The tone of the comments and the subsequent apology from the boxer was too little, too late for Nike.
John Kell
How to Woo a Corporate Partner in 6 Simple Steps
Make More Happen

How to Woo a Corporate Partner in 6 Simple Steps

Remember that these 'marriages' may be easier said than done. Here are ways to make your potential partner fall in love with your startup.
Aleda Schaffer
10 High-Profile Brand Partnerships That Struck Gold
Marketing Bootcamp

10 High-Profile Brand Partnerships That Struck Gold

Apple and Hermes, EVA Air and Hello Kitty and Covergirl and Lucasfilm are just a few companies that paired up for a win-win last year.
Jeff Lotman
Millions of Diet Coke Bottles Are Getting Some Love From HP
Make More Happen

Millions of Diet Coke Bottles Are Getting Some Love From HP

The personal computer and printer specialist inked a deal with The Coca-Cola Company to print custom designs on Diet Coke bottles.