Episode 43, Behind the Brand, Legal ‘mistakes’ to fix now, that could cost you later as a creative entrepreneur; with lawyer, Autumn Witt Boyd

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Today we have Autumn Witt Boyd on the show. Autumn is an attorney who started her own practice. Her passions in Trademark and Intellectual Property inspired her to go to work for herself when she didn’t see that particular role at other firms. Like so many of us, she decided to work for herself to help other entrepreneurs! Not only is Autumn a legal wizard but she also does business consulting and advising. She’s also here to share advice and potential pitfalls as a business owner. She works specifically with creative entrepreneurs— listen to our conversation to hear about her why and to get some interesting and helpful insight for your business!

 

Topics we cover:


— The Why Behind Autumn’s Business And What She Offers Her Creative Entrepreneur Clients
— The Differences Between Being a Soul Proprietor and an LLC
— What To Consider When Expanding Your Team And Doing It the Right Way
— There Are Serious Fines and Penalties If Your Classifying Your Employees the Wrong Way
— Finding Guiding Values And Resources For Finding Desired Feelings
— Growing With Your Clients Using Core Values And Choosing Your Clients
— Little Things To Do Now That Have A Big Impact:
— Contracts and What to Include and Leverage With Intellectual Property
— Naming Businesses and Products and Trademark Law
— Potential Legal Pitfalls
— Advice for Digital Products
— When To Seek Legal Advice
— The Joys Of Working For Yourself and Work/Life Balance
— Saying No and FOMO

 

Show Links:


The Law Office of Autumn Witt Boyd
Legal Road Map™ Podcast
Legal Road Map™ Podcast Episode 12
Danielle Laporte’s The Desire Map Book
Being Boss Meet Ups
Audible

 

Tweet it!


Tweet: You Accidentally Started a Business! @pintegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: If It’s Not Written Down, It May As Well Be Imaginary @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: It’s Not the Same Answer For Everybody [Regarding Being A Sole Proprietor or LLC] @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: Tax Season is Always a Flurry For Me @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: Every Contract Should Feel Good On Both Sides @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: It Shouldn’t Feel Icky @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: If You’re Friends, You Definitely Need a Contract to Stay Friends @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: Standard Disclaimer: Nothing I’m Saying Is Legal Advice @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: Legal Doesn’t Need To Be Scary or OverWhelming- Legal Does Need To Be a Line Item In Your Budget @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: You Prioritize the Things That Are Important To You @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd
Tweet: Self-Care is Really Important @pinegateroad @autumnwittboyd

 

Connect with Autumn:


Website
Facebook
Instagram: I’ve been LOVING sharing some daily happenings with the new stories feature — hope you’ll follow along there!
Pinterest
Facebook
Twitter
— Are you interested in becoming a client? Get in touch about working with Pinegate Road to build your brand foundation!

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