Entrepreneurship Essentials (E2): Managing Disputes Among Cofounders
It’s one of the most common entrepreneurial dilemmas — how to deal with cofounder conflict.
If you’re a founder, chances are you’re familiar with these types of dilemmas, or rather, it’s just a matter of time until you experience one.
While one might assume that two heads are better than one — the more resources, more human capital, more access to financial capital, and bigger networks — the more friction that occurs. So, knowing how to engage in conflict is essential to surviving and thriving as a startup.
This presentation will give you foundational tips on how to embrace, prepare for, and manage conflict within co-founder relationships.
1) Get to know conflict: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
2) Embrace conflict; fighting fair.
3) Too much conflict; establish boundaries and more.