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Get Picky About Your Collaborations in Business

February 13, 2024 Emily Aborn
Content with Character
Get Picky About Your Collaborations in Business
Show Notes

Remember group projects? 

Group projects in school could go really really well, or really really bad. It all depended on who was in your GROUP and how they meshed together. Did you cooperate, communicate, and each pick up some of the workload? Or did everything fall on you or someone else in the group while everyone else sat back and waited for that sweet sweet A+ to fall into their lap without having to lift a finger? 

Collaborations are the group projects of the business world! 

And I’d venture to say that almost every business owner I can think of… has to COLLABORATE in some way somehow somewhere along their journey. 

Collaborations in business include: 

  1. Working directly with clients
  2. Hiring subcontractors or employees
  3. Working with other contractors for a client 
  4. Events and special one-offs (summits, workshops, etc.) 
  5. Podcast guesting/hosting 
  6. Speaking engagements 
  7. Partnerships, joint ventures, affiliate marketing, vendors, and more! 

In this episode, we’re going to talk about what goes into choosing collaborations as well as being a GREAT collaborator! I'll get into: 

  • Types of collaborations in business 
  • Why collaboration in business is so important
  • My definition of collaboration 
  • Criteria to use when choosing who you collaborate within your business
  • How to be a great collaborator in business!
  • And more! 

Links and Resources Mentioned: 
Content with Character Episode) Four Out-of-the-Box Ways to Increase Your Visibility
She Built This Episode) Keys to Good Collaborations
She Built This Episode) When Collaborations Go Awry
Blog Article by Emily Aborn) Keys to Collaboration

Connect with ME! Your loyal host, Emily Aborn
I’m Emily Aborn, I’m a Content Copywriter, Speaker, and host of Content with Character, as well as the She Built This podcast. I'm a dog mom to Sir Clyde and wife to Jason, my favorite person in the whole world. Our little family lives in the backwoods of New Hampshire where we spend time hiking,  reading, and collaborating with others every day. :) 

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