Lawyers think about worst case scenarios. It’s what we’re paid to do. But business people are optimistic and generally believe things will work out.
Make sure your contracts are air-tight and leave little scope for exploitation.
My decision to move away from year-to-year contracts was rooted in intuition at the time, but these are the proof points to back up what I perceived on a deeper level.
Unlike those glorious crock pots that let you “set it and forget it” when you’re making dinner, drafting a contract for your business and then neglecting it is a surefire way to, well, start a fire.