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Essential Legal Steps to Take Before Leaving Your 9-5 to Launch Your Business

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Tai Goodwin

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This week, Attorney & Business Development Expert for Artists, Jo-Na Williams drops by to talk about what it takes to be Legal Before You Leap! Listen in to learn:

  • The essential documents you must have in your legal arsenal when launching your business.
  • Why the “I’ll get to it later” mentality will keep you broke AND potentially set you up for a failing business and open you up to liability.
  • How to determine if you need to register a trademark and if so for what (it’s different than you think)?
  • How keeping your business secure equals more money in the bank and more fun in your business.

Our Guest: Jo-Ná’s life in entertainment began 15 years ago as background vocalist for independent artists and it took a fortuitous turn when she was not credited or compensated for her work. As a result, she committed her life to educating and protecting artists through her work as a manager, event producer and now a lawyer and coach on business, brand and marketing for musicians and artists.She is dedicated to issues regarding the rights of artists because she believes they are a population highly vulnerable to exploitation without proper knowledge. She founded Artist Empowerment Int