What Breaking Bad Can Teach Us About Business Relationships

From left, Breaking Bad’s Walter White (Bryan Cranston) with “protégé” Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) Photograph by Ursula Coyote/AMC via Everett Collection

Fans of Breaking Bad will be riveted to their televisions this Sunday as the wildly popular crime drama comes to the end of its five-year story. Yet there’s another story that will endure long after the credits roll. It’s the story that epitomizes the most fundamental of business relationships: that of a sponsor and his protégé.

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