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Guys that Fart for laughs

One afternoon I was having a serious conversation about work with a male colleague on the telephone when he started cackling loudly. I stopped speaking and asked “What’s so funny?” He replied “I just farted and you didn’t hear it!” … Continue reading

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Not who he seemed to be

After several cross continent phone calls, being interrogated about my experience in the film industry and theater, I was asked “Hey! Why don’t we go into business together?“. This offer came about after I made a few mild compliments on the … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat! Is your Business Partner a Monster?

by Madeline Laughs RULE #73: What happens when you find out that your new business partner is negotiating without you and pretending to the New Business that you don’t exist? Never ever doubt the power of money to sway an … Continue reading

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Never send a Boy…

by Madeline Laughs RULE #67: If your business partner‘s idea of preparing for an upcoming tradeshow is to call you two nights before it opens to beg you to help him get ready, and once you bust your ass to … Continue reading

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Business Partners are not Therapists

by Madeline Laughs This rule covers business calls and what they can mean to a new company. Business calls are an important part of any working relationship. When you partner with someone on an opposite coast, long distance business calls … Continue reading

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Sex and the Business Deal

by Madeline Laughs RULE #98: When your colleague uses sex and/or sex appeal to get new business for your company, always take the high road by refusing to do any job gained under these types of circumstances. There’s nothing better … Continue reading

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If it smells like shit…

RULE #9: When you find out your new business partner was in a previous business relationship always check this out on your own thoroughly BEFORE you start taking his word for it. Never accept ideas or product spawned from a previous business … Continue reading

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