Personal and professional partnerships are extremely valuable when growing ventures or establishing a business in new markets. Here are three videos featuring leaders discussing how partner relationships impact business success.
As a powerful distribution channel and a growing competitor in publishing, Amazon plays a disruptive role in the publishing industry. HarperCollins CEO and President Brian Murray describes the "complicated relationship" publishers have with Amazon, who is a partner they work with and compete against. "The term 'frenemy' is a great term to capture what business is like today," says Murray, here in conversation with STVP Executive Director Tina Seelig.
Warren Packard believes in the startup tenet "think globally, act locally." Here the Thuuz co-founder talks about the need for solid partnerships when executing a global strategy, using Thuuz's current efforts in this area as an example.
Serial entrepreneurs Wences Casares and Meyer Malka believe it's vital for partners to leave their egos at the door when it's time solve a problem. While a certain amount of ego is valuable when communicating outside the organization, in this clip, each co-founder shares appreciation for the other's willingness to set ego aside and to share credit for success.