6 PRINCIPLE 2 Creating Partnership

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A man who dares to waste one hour has not discovered the value of life.

Darwin

People who are working together often waste resources because they do not have a clearly articulated vision of where they are going and how they will get there. They waste more resources resolving the inevitable conflicts that surface.

That was my belief when I started practicing law 37 years ago. It hasn’t changed. This is true for all types of collaborations—business partnerships, joint ventures, intracompany teams, and employee/manager and professional/ client relationships. It’s especially true for lovers and spouses. I think the ...

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