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I love working with entrepreneurs. That much is obvious- clearly, my entire career is built around it! And while my favorite clients are typically those who jumped into business because they followed a passion into business ownership, rather than vice-versa; admittedly, at times there can be a communication breakdown between lawyers and entrepreneurs.   It’s […]

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Trademark

Acquiring a trademark is an essential step to protecting your brand’s identity, and as such, is a consideration that every business owner should take into account. However, anyone who has looked into the process knows two things to be true: first, it’s expensive. Second, it’s time-consuming. So, it’s no surprise that one of the most […]

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  Raise your hand if you felt personally victimized by the GDPR last month 🙋🏼 Mean Girls jokes aside, if you’re a small business owner, chances are the GDPR stole a little too much of your time and your sanity last month. At least, I know it did for me… I’m writing this post one […]

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employment

This article first appeared on lauraleecreative.com.    As entrepreneurs, there’s something about the extreme independence of owning a business that we all love. The business’ success and failure are all on us- and we love that thrill and the grit it takes to get the job done. But at the same time…at some point, we […]

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Before we get started: this is part two of a monster blog post. The GDPR is a sweeping new legislation that will affect most creative business owners and will have a direct impact on how many business owners can (legally) operate their businesses online. Please remember that this information is provided for informational purposes, and is […]

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business

Before we get started: this will be a monster blog post. The GDPR is a sweeping new legislation that will affect most creative business owners and will have a direct impact on how many business owners can (legally) operate their businesses online. Please remember that this information is provided for informational purposes, and is not intended […]

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  Spring 2015, I was a freshman in college, gearing up to study abroad for the first time. I had never left the U.S. and hopped on the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with an Emerging Economies course. 10 days on Copacabana beach for spring break didn’t sound like a bad deal; […]

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business

You’re head down, hard at work, creating. You’ve been working hard lately- after all of those late nights and hard work, you’ve finally launched that program that you’ve been working on for so long. Now, you’re busy wrapping up all of those loose ends and are starting to dive into your next phase of your […]

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LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES   As a new business owner, one of the earliest (and most important) questions you’ll be faced with is whether or not you need an LLC, or a sole proprietorship.   What is an LLC   A limited liability company (LLC) is a business entity that provides enhanced liability protection for the […]

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business

Case Study: The Tom & Jerry Anvil Company The backstory: Welcome to the familiar story of Tom Fheelein & Jerry Rhodeint, 2 friends that both owned 50% of a budding business. During the early years they were so busy scaling their business upwards that they “did not have time to plan” for anything else. Orders […]


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