Marriage is a business – yes, it is!
More thought goes into selecting a house than a spouse. These are the biggest investments most of us ever make. So why should a spouse rate lower on the strategic planning scale?
Throughout history, marriage has been a political and economic match first and then a love match — maybe. Marriage was a business to seal political initiatives, create alliances and reinforce lines of succession. The head ruled the heart. But what about marriage choices today?
Forget Romeo and Juliet. Think venture partnership.
Marriage is a business; the ultimate home-based business. It is the family firm.
Each partner in the enterprise must bring the same set of skills to the dining room table that they would bring to the boardroom table — strategic thinking, problem solving, compromise, ethical behaviour, passion, commitment and, a whole lot more!