The buzz: Partners.
Small businesses today must deftly manage business partnerships without risking IP, valued talent, or worse, in a business milieu where the lines can blur between cooperation and competition. And in the networked economy, supply chains can shift and transform seamlessly. How can a small business owner shore-up enough protection to avoid getting squeezed out? How often should they re-examine business agreements? What red flags signal that it’s time to start looking for a new business partner?
The experts speak.
Susan Wilson Solovic, 'THE Small Business Expert': “Failure is the key to entrepreneurial success. If you aren't failing, you aren't doing.”
Morgan Browne, IIS Group: “Partnerships are always a gamble – but what choice do we have?”
Carrie Maslen, SAP: “I believe the best business policy is the golden rule … this is a small interconnected world, and what goes around comes around.”
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