We both agreed that if something happens we will leave with what we came into the business with and the rest will be split accordingly. Contracts are being drawn up and all the legalities will be covered. I think we can make it work and if not...its not the end of the world.OnMyOwn said:Been there...done that, and it looked great on paper. I never thought I would be betrayed by my buddy. Business changes some people. Please be careful and cover all legal bases. Create an authorized exit plan during "good times" and "bad times".
very doubtfulProLawns said:Couldn't you have hired an employee to do his job at a smaller expense? It's o.k. if he's a friend and you don't mind sharing profit 50/50 and maybe you couldn't find someone with his expertise. I'm just thinking bottom line.
Are any of them different from this above rule? In almost 40 years, I've met VERY few people in this world who are not like what you just described, thou of course they ALL claim otherwise.Quikcut said:My experience has taught me to find a partner that has yours and his well-being in mind not one out only for themselves. Money as mentioned previously changes people and when times get slow, a selfish partner when quickly burn you.
I'm sorry to report that I had to eliminate my own brother from our partnerhsip last week. Little bastard just doesn't like to work. He's rather clean his pool.OnMyOwn said:I am just curious who is currently partnered up (legally / professionally) with another non-family member.
I ask this becuase my experience STINKS!