You have some strong ideas about how everything should go down, but you'd be wise not to inflict your opinions on others. The more reserved you are on Monday, the better. The less critical you are on Tuesday and Wednesday, the happier you (and everyone else) will be. This is a new strategy for you, this strategy of circumspection, and it will work wonders. Problems still might arise in a partnership on Thursday or Friday, but they're the kind of problems that would arise anyway. Speaking of problems, some advice: Don't shake hands with anyone over the weekend until you know for sure that you can trust them.