I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.

Shalini Nandan Singh Brisbane Contract Lawyer

This is difficult to write… but write it I must. Tonight, like so many other business women, I am feeling very stressed, overwhelmed and so tired. The most positive thing I can summon energy for is hot milo on coconut milk and Bloodline on Netflix and my couch. Normally when I am feeling stressed, I just … Read more I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.

How well do you really know your business?

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 more How well do you really know your business?

5 Sure-fire Ways To Stand Up For Yourself In Business

5 ways to stand up for yourself in business

Stand up for yourself and carry on.  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 … Read more 5 Sure-fire Ways To Stand Up For Yourself In Business

5 Tips For Starting Your Business As A Solopreneur

Tips for Starting Your Business as a solopreneur

Starting Your Business A common question that I am asked, and one that pops up when people are first starting out on their entrepreneurial journey, is what 5 things should I do when first starting my business? There are so many aspects to starting your business, from accounting, to marketing, to business legals, to sales, … Read more 5 Tips For Starting Your Business As A Solopreneur

Legals You Need For A Successful Business Collaboration

SMALL BUSINESS COLLABORATIONS Legals

Are you thinking about collaborating in business? Today I wanted to share the legal policies and agreements you need to have in place to make that business collaboration a successful one – regardless of profit outcome. What do I mean by that? Well basically it’s much easier and less emotionally draining for all parties to … Read more Legals You Need For A Successful Business Collaboration

Cutting Through the Overwhelm of Business Start-up: Legal Fundamentals

Legal Fundamentals for Start-up Business

Recently I participated in a video summit called “Cutting Through the Overwhelm of Business Start-up”. The summit was hosted by Tracy Cox from Different Drummer Coaching. The summit was held to help start-up business owners with the information they need to find their feet and get off to a good start in business. As a small … Read more Cutting Through the Overwhelm of Business Start-up: Legal Fundamentals

3 Important Legal Documents You Need To Have BEFORE You Sell Online

3 Important Legal Documents You Need In Online Business

Starting an online business means different things to different people, but legal documents are important nonetheless. To some it means being able to: Contribute to the income of the household or even becoming the breadwinner of the family; Spend time with kids, watch them grow and be a part of their lives everyday; Live the laptop life, … Read more 3 Important Legal Documents You Need To Have BEFORE You Sell Online

Business Collaboration: Things To Consider Before You Collaborate

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If you are considering a business collaboration, make sure you have all of your ducks in a row first. Business Collaboration can bring the best of skill sets together. If you are a solopreneur, a collaboration will allow you to offer a wide range of services that can help you get visible and grow your business. However… … Read more Business Collaboration: Things To Consider Before You Collaborate

The Importance of Legally Protecting Yourself In Business

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When you start out in business, the last thing you want to spend my money on is legal stuff, even though it’s one of the most critical things you need to do to protect yourself.

Good legal documents are important for many different reasons. They:

  • Build credibility
  • Clearly outline your boundaries
  • Describe how your business operates
  • Articulate how you expect to be treated
  • Minimise your risk
  • Protect yourself and your clients
  • Provide confidence to self-advocate

All of these are exceptionally powerful and amazing things yet so many small business owners either neglect creating business legals or copy legals from elsewhere online that don’t fully encapsulate the truly unique way easy business and business owner operates.

Recently I was interviewed by Sylvia Chierchia to talk about Legally Protecting Yourself In Business.

We covered topics like:

  • How women in business aren’t placing enough time & importance on their legals
  • Client agreements and how many people just seem to copy others in their industry
  • Website legals and why they are so important to protect yourself
  • The difference between using a template off the web vs getting website legals created specifically for you
  • What the most important legal documents to invest in are if you’re just starting out and strapped for cash

Watch the interview below (30 minutes)

 

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Crucial foundations for start-up business success

Crucial foundations for start-up business success

Laura & Shalini talk start-up business foundations I recently spoke with money mentor and profit pioneer, Laura Elkaslassy, on the crucial and critical foundations start-up business owners need to consider, but that they often overlook. We believe you need to have these things in place from the outset so that you can clearly and confidently … Read more Crucial foundations for start-up business success