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- Fixing Business Partnerships Gone Wrong – Step 2: Great Expectations
In the early days when I first started the business, I thought I would have a perfect partnership automatically. That’s what happens in a partnership. Experience tells us business partnerships are harder than we think. I can only share my experiences both in marriage and in business partnerships (which are identical by the way). We can allow God to shape our great expectations for business in partnership so we can experience co-working in which God intended for us to interact and prosper.
- Making Business Partnerships Great: Part 3 – 50/50 is Not Real
This expectation isn’t real, and it led to many disappointments and struggles in my business partnership. These partnership speed bumps were definitely not marked with fluorescent orange paint or signage of any sort. Imagine if everyone in the partnership had this holy resignation? Businesses that we do business with would produce a great experience because there would be this culture of love and respect that would start at the top, permeate through the employees, and make it down to me and you – the consumer. #1Corinthians Finding Purpose In Your Business Partnership You and your business partner are unique individuals and God is creative in the way He wants to use both of your gifts together.
- Good Fighting in Business Partnerships – Part 7: It’s How You Finish
When a business partnership is in need of healing, you might think to work through conflict until the pain goes away, especially since there are a business to run and mouths to feed. #galatians Finding Purpose In Your Business Partnership You and your business partner are unique individuals and God is creative in the way He wants to use both of your gifts together.
- Fixing Business Partnerships Gone Wrong – Step 5: Regular Meetings
Something I know now that I didn’t know back in my previous partnership was the need for regular meetings between the partners. In hind sight, this is probably the biggest reason we failed as a partnership. You might be at a point in your partnership where you just want to quit and do it alone. You figure that you’ve already been doing it alone, why not make it easier for everyone and just dismantle the partnership agreement.
- Business Partnership is Like Marriage…From This Day Forward
What did you dream that partnership would look like? What sort of partnership workload? Business partnerships are like marriage. The business and the partnership will always contain these things. I pray the same for your partnerships.