As a side gig entrepreneur, life gets busy when you’re trying to balance your full-time gig alongside your side gig. Instead of trying to manage everything on your own, partnering up seems to be the most likely next step. It’s not that you can’t do it alone, but perhaps you need some support or perhaps someone to keep you motivated.
Before calling your best friend, consider someone with the following:
When you finally decide on choosing a business partner or partners, be sure to follow the steps below BEFORE his/her first day.
Although these tips may seem a bit scary, choosing a business partner will have a direct positive or negative effect on your side gig business. A great way to objectively choose a business partner would be to place all of the traits above in an excel sheet with different weights associated with each. By producing a scorecard for each potential partner, you take emotion out of the decision and make a much more educated decision.