Friends With Professional Benefits: 8 Things To Consider Before Working With Friends

Working with a friend might seem like a great idea at first glance, but go deeper. Is it really all it’s cracked up to be?

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Never let a friend be your sole, or biggest, source of income

Don’t let friendship override the professional side of working together

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Work personas can be very different than friend personas

You need open communication

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Set ground rules and put them in a contract

Draw clear boundaries between work and friendship

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Embrace healthy, honest conflict

Trust is key

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Are you ready to work with a friend?

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