Ep3: How I Broke Up With My Partner | The Rock/Star Advocate

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#03 | How I Broke Up With My Business Partner & Stayed Friends

Does teamwork always make the dream work?

In the second installment of her Lessons Learned Series, Suz takes us back to her first entrepreneurial endeavor and the lessons she learned working with a business partner/best friend & ultimately parting ways and dissolving their business, sharing tips on the best practices for protecting yourself {and your relationships} when entering into a collaboration.

Have those difficult conversations when things are already good so that you can look at everything with a clear head, without emotion.

Key Highlights

  • The importance of teamwork [00:50]
  • Why I decided to discuss my former partnership [01:53]
  • Quick shout out to Alyssa Jackson & The Rock/Star Life Planner [02:41]
  • What we got wrong about running a business [04:52]
  • A painful fact of life when it comes to collaborations [06:08]
  • Perfection paralysis [07:25]
  • Knowing what you bring to the table [10:07]
  • When to have the difficult conversations [12:32]
  • Power of the 3rd Party [16:32]
  • Putting friendships to the test [18:12]

Help you and your partner/team members get on the same page & ensure that should creative differences arise, relationships can remain in tact & out of the courts!

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