From Adversary to Business Partner

When Sarah Jacobs first met her future business partner it wasn’t particularly love at first sight. In fact, they represented opposing parties in court. Soon, however, they found themselves spending hours together negotiating the case, and developed a respect and friendship that long outlasted the matter at hand. Today, they run a very successful law firm, guiding countless others through rocky relationships.

On this episode, we delve into how the work they’ve done together to improve their own business relationship has impacted their ability to better serve their clients. We also discuss:

  • Why disagreements often help you get to the right decisions, as long as you approach the problem with a certain attitude.
  • How to recognize when you need a dramatic change in your company – and when you need help to get through it.
  • The challenges that come out of hiring a team – and managing a group of different personalities.
  • The data you need to run your business that you might be ignoring.
  • And so much more.

Listen now…

Episode Transcript


About the Author:

Sarah Jacobs is dedicated to protecting the interests of clients in family law proceedings. Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, and Qualified as a Mediator, Sarah possesses nearly 20 years of experience practicing law throughout the State of New Jersey. Together with partner Jamie N. Berger, Esq. their boutique Morristown family law firm is managed with the goal of providing high-quality service tailored to each client's individual needs. In her capacity as both a family law mediator and litigator, Sarah works with negotiation-minded clients in a cooperative setting. She is also a skilled litigator with the knowledge needed to take even the most complex cases to court, if necessary.

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