Lisa Fraley is a Legal Coach, Attorney and Best-Selling Author of Easy Legal Steps. She helps entrepreneurs take legal steps to protect their businesses by combining law, coaching and spirituality.
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[00:58] – Since high school, Lisa knew she wanted to be a lawyer
[01:10] – After law school, Lisa worked at a law firm, but it wasn’t healthy for her. She began meeting with a life coach and eventually became one herself
[01:58] – Lisa’s health coaching friends asked if she could be their lawyer
[02:20] – Lisa now works in Maine; she wants to make law easier for her clients to understand
[03:26] – Many entrepreneurs reach out to Lisa, as well as terrified employers who are totally clueless about law
[03:58] – Lisa started her business five years ago and calls herself an attorney and legal coach
[04:55] – Lisa’s expertise is making the law easier to understand
[05:25] – Share something we don’t know about your area of expertise that as Entrepreneurs, we probably should: For entrepreneurs, they don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on attorney’s fees—they just need to buy legal templates that fit their business properly
[06:40] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Lisa was really terrified to film videos for her legal course; it took her two years to muster the courage to appear on the videos herself
[10:39] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Lisa was at her office when she realized that the 7 most common legal setups entrepreneurs fall into are similar to the 7 chakras
[11:58] – Lisa believes that the law energetically creates boundaries to hold and support our work
[14:20] – Whatever you enjoy doing can be your own niche
[14:49] – What is the one thing you are most FIRED up about today? Lisa is always excited to tell people how important legal documents are for setting boundaries that protect you legally
15:57 – Lisa paired up with Gena Shingle Jaffe for Damsel Goes Bare, an online legal course
[18:45] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “I was really afraid to leave my day job”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “Done is better than perfect”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “I’m a huge fan of running”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Any electronic signature company
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – Uncertainty is about taking your fears and using that fear as fuel for success as an entrepreneur
[22:20] – Don’t avoid legal documents
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