30: Where to Find Great Partners
On this Episode:
Baily Hancock, Collaboration Consultant & the Host of the “Stop, Collaborate & Listen” Podcast outlines where you should be looking for potential partners and what makes for a great collaborator.
Where to look for potential partners: Your network, your current clients/community, and your company’s complementary products/services
What makes a good partner: Overlapping mission, vibe, and audience, and EITHER overlapping execution OR offering
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Submit a question for the Collaboration Q&A segment at the end of the show
Baily Hancock is a Collaboration Consultant, Speaker, and Host of the “Stop, Collaborate & Listen” Podcast who helps entrepreneurs gain credibility through collaboration and grow their business with partnerships. A natural-born connector and professional friend-maker, Baily has spent her life expanding and nurturing her network, priding herself on being only a few degrees of separation from just about anyone (including Kevin Bacon.)
Through her 1:1 consulting, group programs, events, and Facebook community, Baily teaches people to collaborate with their community to achieve their goals. A self-described, "Type-A with a dash of woo", she provides entrepreneurs with the practical tools they need to succeed in business and empowers them with the motivation they need to feel inspired doing it.
Baily’s developed and implemented collaboration strategies for companies like IDEO U, The Riveter, and Do the Good Stuff, helping them grow their audience and expand their reach. In her pre-entrepreneurship past life, she was a Global Business Development & Partnership Lead at General Assembly where she managed partnerships for five campuses across the U.S., an Innovation Partnership Manager at OMD where she established first-to-market partnership activations between new and emerging startups and her client Warner Bros, and in 2010 Baily earned an MBA with certificates in Entrepreneurship and Management from the University of South Florida.