I have been working in the world of client agreements intensively for the last 18 months. Each time a client contacts me to talk about their client agreement, we devote a session to what I call “THE STRUGGLE”: the recognition that we all need self-advocacy skills in business. What does self-advocacy mean? In business, as … Read moreHow to be a better advocate for your business
Although many business owners neglect them, a client agreement is a vital business tool for managing your business. A client agreement is much more than just a legal document! A client agreement is about gathering business intelligence so that you can refine your processes, find the right clients, make money with ease and grace, and grow … Read more4 reasons your client agreement is more than just a legal document
We all like to think that we know our businesses inside out, but if you don’t have a solid client agreement, how well do you really know your business? You may know that you have a service or product-based business, and that you’re seeing clients, or that you’re generating sales. You may have processes that … Read moreHow well do you really know your business?
A client came to me recently when she was thinking about leaving her full-time job to move into a business of her own. She had thought about it for a while—in fact, she had already tried to go into business once before, but had been too scared and worried to go for it. She didn’t … Read moreThree ways to make striking out on your own easier
Often, when people need documents like a service agreement, or they’re seeing a client and need a client agreement, or they have a website and need a website policy, their first instinct is to look for templates for business legals. But these are documents that reflect directly on the business that you’re doing, so why … Read moreShould I use Templates for Business Legals?
I have spent the last two weeks deeply considering and having lots of online and client conversations on the topic of LOVING YOUR LEGALS—an area that has been close to my heart for some time now. Recently, I presented an information-packed webinar called “Do I need legals for that?”, and soon I will be presenting … Read more4 steps to Loving Your Legals
I have been chatting to fellow solopreneurs in recent weeks about this and that… and oh yes Business Agreements and Legals. Our businesses, mine and theirs, are about doing what we love, engagement with our tribe, aligning our values with practice – finding and living the big “WHY” of being solopreneurs and doing it for … Read moreWhy some solopreneurs think client contracts are for the fairies
My brother and I are both lawyers, and we’re good ones too. We both come from good hardworking migrant stock – our children are first generation Australians. He and I are off the boat! My dream is to have a hard hitting high profile law firm in Pitt St in Sydney. Oh wait. No. That … Read moreWhat the hell is a lawyer doing hanging out with creatives?!