May 31, 2021
The Power Of Partnership
Source: 1776 | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 5/31/2021 –
Despite the tumult of the pandemic, this past year forced many businesses to reflect on what they need to do in order to put a strategic operational plan in place to ensure their business can not just survive but thrive. Perhaps in no way more importantly than for businesses seeking partnership opportunities. As we move into what is looking to be a transformative and transitional year for small businesses and entrepreneurs, the time may be ripe for addressing your own strategy and how partnerships can bolster both your business and your team.
Whatever it is your business is in need of, there’s likely a company with whom you can partner for mutual benefit. If you take time to plot out some of the more pressing needs within your business, you’ll be able to focus your efforts and outreach to solidify the most meaningful partnerships. Think about both the short and long term, as well as the varying needs of both your team and external stakeholders – odds are there’s a common thread in some of the gaps which can be filled by striking a relationship with the right organization.
Once you’ve identified your gaps, you can begin your outreach. Below is some great advice we gleaned from a panel interview with experienced partnership leaders last year.