My husband wants to be CEO but it is my business Dear Baybars, I have read all your letters and I think you may be able to help me as well with some advice. I have been working as a business development manager for more than 10 years and suddenly the company made me redundant. Now, instead of looking for another job, I have decided to start my own business. I have attended some events in motivation and personal development and I think I am ready to start. The problem is that my husband wants to become my business partner but I don’t think this is a good idea. He actually has his own full-time job, but also he is always bossy with me and I don’t think it is going to work. I have already done everything, the logo, the newsletter, website, social media and am now ready to register my business and I also want to get a trademark. My husband is all the time interfering, trying to tell me ‘do this and don’t do that’ and I don’t feel comfortable. I have read your interview in Global Woman and I know you are business partners with your wife. My question is: Does this work? My feeling is that two partners in life may find it very difficult to be partners in business as well. What would be your advice? Lora    No company in the world has two CEOs same time Dear Lora, To start with, you should have a frank discussion with your husband about the various responsibilities that will be involved in the company you set up, and you and your husband should both agree to respect the rules you establish together, before starting the job. These rules need to clarify the duties [...]

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