Do you really know the Muffin Man? Ha ha! What I mean is, do you know who you’re actually doing business with? Sometimes, the name of the person you’re directly working with is not the name that should be shown on the client agreement or invoice. In order to make sure you have recourse to … Read moreDo You Know Who You Are Doing Business With?
It is all too common that setting up legals are a lower priority for new business owners. So why should legals be a priority in start up phase? And why are they so often avoided? This question was raised by members of a business mastermind in which I participate as a legal coach and mentor. … Read moreWhy start-ups avoid setting up legals
Hey you, yes you…over there. Yes you who are poring over your social media post plans, your canva graphic creation to match your #helpfultips posts, and your offer copy that you labour over for #promoday not to mention trying to find a graphic to match! You are spending a lot of sweat, time, and possibly … Read more10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients
If you are a smart business person you will have a service contract or client agreement in place with all of the clients you work with. You will also be asked to sign a contract when doing business with another service provider. For example that may be a contract or service agreement from your graphic … Read more8 Tips For Managing Contract Amendments
Jurisdiction appears in almost every contract or terms and conditions I draft for my clients. I find that people often don’t understand what it means and how it affects dispute resolutions for your business. So what is a jurisdiction? Jurisdiction refers to the reach of the law in which your business operates. It’s the power … Read moreWhat Is A Jurisdiction And Why You Need To Know Yours
There are two main fears that come up for solopreneurs frequently that can be managed quite effectively with well-crafted legals. Starting your business, creating products and services, your brand and marketing your business while putting yourself out there can be daunting. It’s something all people who start a business experience. You need to build resilience … Read moreManaging Fears In Business With Well Drafted Legal Contracts
One of the most commonly asked questions I get from business owners is whether or not you still need legals if you’re only using Facebook to run your business. Watch the video below for the answer, and how to navigate this issue as a start-up entrepreneur. Many businesses start out by having online presence as … Read moreDo You Need Legals For Your Business Facebook Page?
Business, especially your own, can be a minefield of challenges. All business come across challenges sooner or later during their operation. Difficult clients, unreliable suppliers are just a few of those challenges. Just the changes you have to deal with on a day to day basis when you’re in business can be quite overwhelming. Add … Read more5 Sure-fire Ways To Stand Up For Yourself In Business
If you are doing any type of freelance work, or working as an independent contractor, I highly recommend having a contract in place with any client. When you have had an informal conversation with someone about work that you are going to do for them and they come back to you with a contract, pay … Read more4 Key Things To Consider When Negotiating Contract Terms As A Freelancer
Boundaries are a big game changer in business. When you know what you are prepared to do, and importantly what you are not prepared to put up with, you start to feel confident to put those rules and regulations out there for your clients (current and potential) to view and consider. It’s when this starts … Read moreWhy start-ups struggle to define boundaries in their business