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Category Archives: Partnerships
The predictable stages of business relationships are: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing Business relationships usually start out in a glow of euphoria and progress through a series of predictable stages. Many business relationships stumble or fail. Understanding the stages can help you … Continue reading
New business models are emerging that challenge the old assumptions about how to operate a business for profitability. In the book “Firms of Endearment – How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose” (Wharton School Publishing), the authors, … Continue reading
Entrepreneurs quickly learn that “you can’t do it all yourself.” Partnerships are one way to improve and preserve market position. Especially in difficult times, it is important to focus on core competencies and find partners to help deliver cost-effective solutions … Continue reading