In my journey to bounce back from the closure of one of my businesses, I’ve picked up on reading more books about entrepreneurship. I was always an avid reader, but I admit that business books were not my first choice. In fact, I would have never thought that I’d be reading so many business books if it weren’t for the circumstances I found myself in. I was extremely surprised by the wealth of information in one book, in particular, The LegaliTEAS of Entrepreneurship.
‘The LegaliTEAS of Entrepreneurship: The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence and Balance in Starting Your Own Business’ is a must-have “how-to” guide that gives you the tea on starting and maintaining your own business from a legal perspective, dispense with a side of practical, firsthand advice that every entrepreneur needs. Whether you were looking to embark on entrepreneurship, or you are an established business owner, Lisa Bonner has the answers to the questions that concern every entrepreneur in this easy-to-read, informative small business primer. Pulling from her multifaceted career as a veteran entrepreneur, journalist, media producer, traveling enthusiast, and travel writer — and having operated a successful law practice for over two decades — Lisa draws from her personal and professional life in dispensing legal advice on how to start and maintain a business properly from the ground up and spilling the tea on how to stay sane in the process.
I must say that her Tea Times were my most enjoyable parts of the book, as Lisa gives first-hand experiences and relatable topics that you can’t help but love! So what were some of my favorite takeaways from this easy-to-read guide?
First and foremost, I learned the importance of taking care of the legalities of starting a business from the very beginning. This may seem like an obvious thing to do, but it is often overlooked in the excitement of starting a new venture. Bonner lays out the basics of incorporating, filing for trademarks, and registering copyrights in a way that’s extremely easy to digest.
Bonner also touches on the importance of mindset. As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to get…