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Maintain Partnerships

Once a partnership is established, how do you sustain it to ensure all sides benefit and meet intended goals?

Partnerships must be cultivated to be successful. Communication, frequently clarifying goals and next steps, and creating a warm and welcoming program environment help give partners the attention and support they need to achieve intended goals.

  • Establish regular check-ins so both sides can share successes and concerns. If it is not convenient to meet face to face, consider using free online tools to check in virtually.
  • Frequently revisit original goals to measure success and determine additional needs and next steps.
  • Honor partners publicly and privately to show appreciation for their hard work.

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Strengthening Partnerships