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E76: Effective Survival Partnerships

Are you in danger of ruining your friendship and survival partnership? Your host Aaron breaks down building and planning for effective survival partnerships.

A core value of Survival CHI is community. Community can be made up of many. Or just a handful of people–even as little as two. And an important aspect of community is making sure it runs well. If you care enough to have someone as a friends, shouldn’t you care enough to put energy into not destroying it?

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  • Reasons partnerships often fail.
  • Set each other up for success.
  • Understanding how people communicate
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses.
  • Bolstering each other’s strengths and buttressing each other’s weaknesses.
  • Being as open to a partnership not working out as you are to it working out.
  • Being honest with your partner and yourself.
  • How to judge a good partnership.
  • Building a simple plan focusing on collaborative independence.
  • Buying a bug out location together.
  • Managing expectations.
  • Easy conflict resolution techniques.
  • Pulling the pin without ending the friendship.
  • Hope for the best and planning for the worst.



In his free time, he enjoys hogging the remote, surfing, scotch, mental masturbation and debate over philosophical topics, and shooting stuff--usually not all at the same time.

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