Resolving business conflicts - with a little help from my mum

Some relationships are non-negotiable, but that doesn’t mean you always have to agree.

by Andrew Missingham

One of the most taxing aspects of running any enterprise is managing and sustaining long-term, necessary, but tricky relationships. It's something every business leader needs to do - be they a profitable but challenging client, a high-quality but erratic supplier, or a co-founder whose path (like yours) continues to evolve and change. 

And while in the eight attempts I've had setting up businesses I've learned a lot about how to maintain and, where possible, strengthening these mandatory bonds, nothing has taught me more than my relationship with my mother. 

I'll show you what I mean. 

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