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Here's How People Successfully Work With Friends, Family and Even Their Spouse

The key to a happy life: Clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
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When I say that my wife and I wrote a novel together, people’s first reaction is almost universal: “You’re still married?” The idea seems terrifying -- but we loved it. The project took us three years, and though we had disagreements along the way, we kept each other and . (And it’s coming out this October! It’s called.) If it worked for us, I suspect it could work for many entrepreneurs. can be a lonely road. Isn’t it nice to have support?

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