186: Partnerships and Relationships: Working with Your Spouse | Tanya Dalton
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August 18, 2020   |   Episode #:

186: Partnerships and Relationships: Working with Your Spouse

In This Episode:

What is it like to work with someone you’re already close to and have a personal relationship with? After several years of working with my husband John, you could say that I know a thing or two about working alongside someone you have a relationship with (whether it be your significant other, a friend or family member)! For the first time ever, I brought him on the podcast to talk about our experience of running a company together. We talk about what it’s like to have a relationship outside of work and still go to work happy. You’ll hear our tips for making it work, our favorite things about working together, and how it all came about.

Show Transcript:

The Big Idea

You can have strong relationships at work and home.

Questions I Answer

  • How can I get along better with my partner?
  • What can I do to communicate better?
  • How do I set better boundaries?
  • What’s it like working with your husband?

Actions to Take

  • Think about the relationships that you have with the people you work with. Examine the tips that John and I shared today and think about how those can help you cultivate a better working relationship with those around you.
  • When bringing in a partner consider: Separating your roles and responsibilities, communication with respect and having distinct boundaries

Key Topics in the Show

  • How to make working with your husband (or wife) easier

  • A conversation they had that changed the trajectory of their lives

  • Our tips for making it work as business partners

  • The best things about working together

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