Life is all about partnerships: Be it between spouses, friends or even business associates. Many relationships work, and many don’t. So what is it that differentiates a successful partnership from the unsuccessful ones?
Chanakya gives a very clear idea about the same. He says it’s the ‘common purpose’: “Being not restricted as to place and time and because of having a common purpose, allied troops are better than alien troops” (9.2.17)
Look into your own life, and you will find the above verse to be very true. Whenever a partnership offer comes to you, always think about the possibilities of failure before you strike a deal. Have an open discussion to identify what is possible and what is not possible.
Now, without much experience, how does one decide whether a particular partnership will work well or not? Here are some thoughts you can dwell on before tying the ‘knot’: