Events & Resources

Expert resources can be at your fingertips, if you know where to go. Conferences like the New York Times Small Business Summit are a great way to glean the expertise and tips from those who know. I had the pleasure of speaking to this wonderful group of experts on the following topics: 1.  Melinda Emerson: […]

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In this economy, cash may be too tight to indulge in those grand expansion plans.  But have you considered looking in your own backyard?  That is, by leveraging the business relationships you already have? Join me at NAWBO-NYC’s Entrepreneur’s Roundtable from 6 to 9 p.m.  Through an interactive workshop, we’ll explore how to: Think strategically […]

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Well, is it?  Have you created a company or a product line that someone might want to buy, or have you worked yourself into a job where, if you take time off, you don’t earn money? If you’re in the New York City area, join me at the Brain Exchange Roundtable from 6 to 8 […]

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Yippy kai yay–we’ve made another list!  Check out 100 Best Blogs to Hone Your Entrepreneurial Instinct.  We’re  No. 2 in the “Starting Up” category (which places us, conveniently, at No. 2 on the list overall).  OK, so the title isn’t e-x-a-c-t-l-y right (“Make” It Legal?), but it links back to us and we’re proud.  Also […]

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As a winner of the SBA’s Women in Business Champion of the Year Award during Small Business Week [see the press release here], I was invited (required?) to give a short speech.  3-5 minutes. Now I’m not one to shy away from an opportunity to address an audience (“kosher ham” that I am).  But the challenge […]

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In her post, “The 25 Most Influential Women Tweeting about Entrepreneurship,” Holly Reisem Hanna raises a curious point:  When we look at, or think to create, a “Best” list, why do so few women appear?  [Except, of course, situations like her list, where she specifically sought out women].  And nu? The Peer Index of several […]

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Gotta toot my horn on this one:  Making It Legal made SheTakesOnTheWorld’s list of the Top 30 Business and Entrepreneurship Blogs by Women!  I’m joining illustrious company such as Escape from Cubicle Nation, Sparkplugging, Ali Brown’s Blog and Diva Marketing. Now you’ll excuse me while I go do my “happy dance” in the living room.  […]

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Following Marian Banker’s webinar on “How to Grow Your Business Using Partnerships,” I provided her with some comments that bear repeating.  They concern the words and language we use to talk about partnerships.  I know, it sounds like a lawyer splitting hairs over words . . . but whether we like it or not, certain […]

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You may have plenty of opportunities to get it (legally) right . . . but not as many to hear me speak on the subject!  🙂 For those of you near Brooklyn, N.Y., on July 15, stop by the Brooklyn Creative League, where I’ll be talking about everything you need to know about business law […]

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Got 10 minutes? For anyone starting and running a business, making sure that clients pay you on a timely basis is a huge consideration.  Check out this StartUp Nation podcast, “Training Your Clients to Pay You.” I’m interviewed by Rich Sloan, the co-founder and Chief Startupologist of StartUpNation.  The site also has a lot of […]

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