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. She decided to work for herself to help other entrepreneurs, like so many of us have done!
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 and legal mistakes 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
— 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
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