One of the hardest things is to have a successful business partnership. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons it's very difficult to have a successful, long-term business partnership, but it can be done.
What happens when start-up partners can't agree on equity splits? David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to report on a real story where five partners in a start-up negotiated for how much equity each would get in the business.
If start-up partners start arguing about equity, how will you agree on business decisions? David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the challenges of equity decisions among business partners and how that negotiation foretells how the partnership will go.
Partnerships are better when they're formed organically, not forced. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the most successful way to form a partnerships is to do it with patience and intention, not by forcing people together.
Most people don't know how to create a successful partnership. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the successful collaborations of partnerships when values, roles and finances are clearly defined and discussed in advance.
Successful business partners compare their values early and often. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to discuss scenario planning with your potential business partner to compare values and expectations.
Your best friend may not make a great business partner. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why good personal relationships don’t always translate into successful business partnerships.
The only thing harder than being a business owner is being a partner. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the importance of establishing the DNA of your partnership in the beginning to ensure partner values are in alignment.
Do you and your partner have the same values and work ethic? David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why partners should discover the values - work ethic, materialism, etc. - of each other before going into business together.
Do you have employees who should work together but don’t? David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the advantages of using an impartial third party to mediate and resolve conflicts inside the four walls of your business.