It's not just about being visible. It's about being visible effectively. Which means speaking effectively to scale your business. I can't think of a better person to speak on this subject than my dear friend, Jessica Rasdall.
This week on Owning It, I'm excited to be able to share and listen to her stories, her knowledge and expert advise on how you can - as an entrepreneur embrace your unique story that will allow you to inspire and...
This is the first episode of our on going set of episodes where you're not just going to have to listen to me talk all the time. That's right. Starting with this episode. We are kicking off podcast interviews with me and some of my best friends, some of my favorite mentors, coaches, business experts.
Melissa Shanahan founded Velocity Work after several years at a consulting firm focused on the growth of private practices all across...
You're going to start meeting more and more of my friends. So they are other business owners that tackle some kind of a topic that are similar to the legal side. So I'm really, really excited for this next chapter. Next season of owning it episodes.
So let's chat about trademarks versus LLCs. Now, what I'm going to do in this episode is I'm going to talk about the difference between these two different legal thingies, trademarks, and LLCs, in a couple of different ways.
Today, I'm going to be giving it the quickest, shortest version of an answer that I get to a pretty loaded question, which is - Joey, how long does it take to get trademarked?
Today you're going to discover the secrets to naming your next course, podcast, or even your next business name to avoid trademark traps.
Whenever it comes to naming anything in your business, we have to talk about trademarks.
Now this secret to naming and to trademarks has three parts to it. So I'm going to be going through each one of these parts at a time. It's called my signature RAD method (R-A-D).
This episode is one of the legal-ish ones. When you really look at problems that people are having on the legal side, usually there's some element of a lack of trust that it's the heart of that legal problem. So today we're going to be putting that squarely legal stuff to the side for a moment, and we're going to be diving head-on into what trust means. Why you don't have a more of it in your business? And how to get more trust back into your business.
For this episode, I've got some thoughts and some recommendations for you to help you figure out when is the right time for you as a business owner to get trademarked. Let's dive in.
I can't think of anything more frustrating than realizing that you've got yourself a copycat. I get messages every single week with somebody who has had their stuff copied. And this is one of the most common concerns I get as a business lawyer. So today I'm just going to give it to you straight. What I am about to give you isn't a legal advice. It's business advice.
Whether you're in the middle of dealing with the copycat right now, or you just want to be...
One of the first things that I tell my clients is that in order for you to be protecting yourself as a business owner and to be mindful of the protections of other business owners, you have to understand this side of trademark law, which is the use of these trademark symbols. So let's get into it.