The Key Questions For Business Partners: 100 Vital Questions To Ask Before Going Into Business With Someone Else
- Publish Date: 2007-05-07
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Nina Kaufman Esq.
Focusing on key areas including goals, money, values, lifestyle, and communication, The Key Questions contains one hundred stimulating questions that help business partners uncover each other's needs, desires, and dreams for the business and themselves.Whether already in business or just starting their exploration, business partners will address issues such as:What are our strengths and weaknesses? Are there gaps left open that our skills (together) don't satisfy? Can the company's income meet our combined personal needs? What happens if it doesn't?What are our needs and boundaries when it comes to personal privacy and confidentiality?Does either one of us have health or family (child or parent) issues that may affect our time commitments to the business?Can your (potential) partner hold a conversation in a networking or non-business setting? Hold her liquor? Hold her tongue?This invaluable tool for business owners transcends the issues of what to put in a partnership agreement-this is about the essential ingredients that make up a good partnership. The Key Questions lets business partners know which questions to ask and encourages them to find their own answers to define success on their own terms