I’ve found there are lots of people in a long standing business partnership who are not satisfied with the status of the relationship. They may feel stuck, frustrated, angry…or all of these. They know they’ve been silent far too long, but just don’t know what to do.
What can cause such a change in a relationship that started out with high hopes and good feelings?
Here are some of the situations I see most often. Do any of these apply to your partnership?
One partner feels like he’s carrying the bulk of the workload.
This may have happened because there wasn’t an agreement about who would do what. Job roles, responsibilities and accountability have not been discussed.
Expectations are not being met. [Read more…]