Events & Resources

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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Post image for Grow Your Business with Partnerships-Webinar

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 […]


Post image for Get it (Legally) Right: Brooklyn Creative League, July 15

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 […]


Post image for ‘Training’ Your Clients to Pay You–Podcast!

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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I mentioned it last week, but now there’s a new reason to attend NYC StartUp on June 24: I’m one of the panelists at the conference. I’ll be speaking on the legal side of “Do you have what it takes to get started?” identifying the major issues that entrepreneurs face when getting started. The one-day […]


Post image for Don’t Miss NYC Startup on June 24!

Do you know corporate professionals (working or laid off) in the New York City area who are considering creating a new business? Do you know existing business owners ready to go to the next level? Then read on for this not-to-miss opportunity! The NY Post is sponsoring NYC StartUp–a one-day event on June 24 featuring […]


Post image for Extra! Extra! Lex Appeal Provides Partnership Tips for February!

A gentle nudge for those of you who are not subscribers to my now-weekly ezine, Lex Appeal.  For the month of February, I’ll be providing weekly tips on business partnership issues including: Are you partnership material? Do you have your life partner’s buy-in for your business plans? The 4Ms of partnership agreement basics Signs that […]


Post image for Basic Training: (A Little) Night Reading: Great Business Blogs for Entrepreneurs

Yes, your time is at a premium . . . but all it takes is one great idea, one spark of inspiration to really heat up your company, right? And what better way to get that than reading about some of those deep in the trenches of entrepreneurship? Here’s Bootstrapper’s list of must-read blogs for […]


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