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Take control of your destiny with the Queen of Business Law! Join Kelly Bagla, Esq., author of “Go Legal Youself!”, as she cuts through the often complicated and overwhelming legal side of owning a business. The Legal Lifecycle of a business is broken down into simple, winning strategies to launch an entrepreneurs’ dream into reality and give business owners what they really need to ultimately succeed, the right way!

Take control of your destiny with the Queen of Business Law! Join Kelly Bagla, Esq., author of “Go Legal Youself!”, as she cuts through the often complicated and overwhelming legal side of owning a business. The Legal Lifecycle of a business is broken down into simple, winning strategies to launch an entrepreneurs’ dream into reality and give business owners what they really need to ultimately succeed, the right way!
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Take control of your destiny with the Queen of Business Law! Join Kelly Bagla, Esq., author of “Go Legal Youself!”, as she cuts through the often complicated and overwhelming legal side of owning a business. The Legal Lifecycle of a business is broken down into simple, winning strategies to launch an entrepreneurs’ dream into reality and give business owners what they really need to ultimately succeed, the right way!






Ep. 45 Richard Crawford: How to Stand Out

Video is the language of business marketing today. Richard Crawford and his team at One Productions produce clear, concise, powerful, and quick communications that expand your brand, build your celebrity and powerfully communicate your heartfelt message so people feel it! They work with small companies to multi-national corporations to assist them to project a probable future with films that inspire, inform and sell and move people to take action. From script to screen, and everything in...


Ep. 44 Susie Carder: Predictable Success

Susie Carder is not your average business coach. She has helped thousands of businesses achieve exponential growth, create radical business strategies, and blast from ordinary to explosive! And when you hire Susie, being average or running an average business instantly drops from your list of options. Susie’s relentless in pursuing your goals and comes with a proven, twenty-year track record that includes building two, $10 million companies, and selling her business for millions! Her...


Ep. 43 Dr. John Sanders: Money and Where to Find It

Dr. John D. Sanders serves as an investment banking / strategic business consultant and promoter for emerging growth technology companies. He also has served as a Director and Advisor of several public and private technology corporations ranging in size of annual revenues from $1 million to $70 million. He is the Chairman Emeritus of the Grand Strand Technology Council (serving Myrtle Beach, SC and surrounding counties) and was Founder in 2008. The Council is a non-profit member...


Ep. 42 Always Thinking Of Your Success

This is John Biethan, Kelly’s podcast producer. Kelly wanted me to send out this message to let you know she apologizes for missing a few episodes and will be back shortly. She’s been spending time with out of town family and guests. If you know Kelly, you know relationships and family are most important to her. And I want to ask you, do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and have been working in corporate America for years, and found yourself saying “I think it’s now time to strike-out...


Ep. 41 Neal Sperling: Strategies to Grow Your Business

Today I’m pleased to bring on the show Neal Sperling who’s known as a “world class problem solver,” a “world class connector,” an international speaker, and works as a strategic advisor. Neal has worked with over 50 billionaires, President of the United States, Captains Of Industry, and Nobel Prize winners. Neal loves finding clarity and helping people clarify their mission, precision engineer it, and finally sequencing it. It’s his 3-step process. We talked about how Neal approaches...


Ep. 40 Marketing 101 Part 2

Today we’re going to be talking about the second part of Marketing 101. Here are a few the tips I said I’d share with you today from episode 39: First impressions matter. So when some sees or hears you for the first time, they’re going to make their judgement about you in the 1st 15 seconds - so you better be on your game when you’re out there marketing your business. It’s not just about selling your products or services. It’s about building and maintaining the relationships you’ll need...


Ep. 39 Marketing 101 Part 1

Today we’re going to be talking about the first part of Marketing 101. I know that for many of you this is a daunting subject and task. Marketing is not an expense. It’s an investment. It’s important to understand how best and where to invest. There are so many definitions for marketing, and I’m going to share with you my definition of marketing: “Marketing is a tool that gets you discovered.” Basics 1: before making any decisions, make a Marketing Plan, just like you would if you were...


Ep. 37 Chuck Sinks: How Do I Get Money for My Business

Today is that show where we interview an expert in their field who can help you become successful in your business. Today I’m joined by Chuck Sinks who’s a Small Business Adviser for the CDC Small Business Finance. Below are the social media handles and the "Cost / Effort" chart we referred to in this episode. The “Instant Boost Capital” is the working capital product we developed for our 504 borrowers who have the capacity to take on additional W/C debt, and was the reason we were doing...


Ep. 36 Money. Where to Find It Part 3

We’re still talking about money, and where to find it. Today I’m talking in part 3 about raising “venture capital” or finding an “angel investor.” Venture capital firms make direct investments in companies in exchange for equity stakes in the business. VCs (venture capital firms) tend to be highly selective and usually only invest in businesses that are already established and have shown the ability to generate profit. Another option you may have is to obtaining money from an “angel...


Ep. 35 Money. Where to Find It Part 2

In this part 2 of the 4 part series “Money. Where to Find It” we’re talking about borrowing from family and friends. You can always turn to people who you know best. It can be easier to persuade them rather than the big banks. Borrowing money from a personal friend or family member is a very popular option. Even though they’re a family member or friend, you still need everything in writing so everyone is on the same page. A 2015 survey found that 68% of small businesses used financing...


Ep. 34 Money. Where to Find It Part 1

Every year hundreds of thousands of Americans launch their businesses. About half of those new businesses survive for 5 years. One-third remain in operation after 10 years. A small percentage of those mature into legends. Before your business becomes a legend, you need to find a way to finance it from the beginning. In this part 1, we’ll be talking about “self financing.” Kelly on Tony DUrso’s Revenue Chat podcast > EP159. Kelly Bagla: The Queen of Business Law! Get your copy of the Go...


Ep. 33 Kathy Nelson: The Benefits of Using a Business Coach

I’m joined today with Kathy Nelson, a business coach with On Track Success Coaching. Kathy’s also known as the builder of business, holder of dreams, and the coach’s coach. Today’s lawyer joke? What do you call a lawyer who’s gone bad? (listen for the punchline) Even as a young girl, Kathy liked helping people. She shared this gift early on while working at Nordstrom. 22 years later since she started her business, she’s become successful helping people take their dreams and birthing them...


Ep. 32 Don't Get Bit By The Snake

Today's topic is an important one for those that use independent contractors. When you get sued, it’s usually an internal threat by desperate, dishonest people who have worked for you. For this reason, it’s very important to hire independent contractors "the right way." In the US people can be classified as employees or independent contractors. The distinction really boils down to the business owner paying taxes to the state if using employees. There is more critical information in this...


Ep. 31 Getting to Know Your Host

It’s always nice to get to know your host. Born and raised in England, I had a fantastic childhood. I’m a business transaction attorney that keeps my clients out of courts. I absolutely love what I do helping entrepreneurs like you stay out of trouble. I also own my own business too and understand the pains business owners go through. As a business owner, I recommend taking these steps: Legal Up and Get Known (stand out)! I’m the inventor of the “Eardorables” which can be seen from the...


Ep. 30 Do I Need an Attorney or Can I Do This On My Own?

Today we’re going to be discussing the 10th and final topic of the ten legal issues facing entrepreneurs. If you’re smart enough, you’ll know what you’re good at doing and what you know you're bad at doing. You may not want to take time out of your busy schedule to learn something you’re not good at, right? Sometimes you might perceive a legal problem to be small but in fact, the problem could impact your business in ways that only an attorney can foresee. Get your copy of the Go Legal...


Ep. 29 Shelley Murasko: Financial Planning For Your Business

I’m joined today by Shelley Murasko from Wealthspring Financial Planners. Honestly . . . we got a little “geeky” about financial planning today. Listen at the end of the episode for Shelley’s Top 3 Tips of what you need to start thinking about and take action on! Shelley’s unconventional career path from engineer to financial advisor was largely inspired by her working alongside successful, hard-working people who despite terrific careers and the best intentions were missing out on smart...


Ep. 28 Are Oral Contracts Enforceable?

Today we’re going to be discussing #9 of the ten legal issues facing entrepreneurs, “Are Oral Contracts Enforceable?” Although it’s a common misconception that oral contacts may be enforceable, there are some contracts that are governed by the “statutes of frauds.” Statutes Of Frauds have been adopted by most states and include: agreements to pay another's debts; contracts for over a certain amount of money; contracts that last longer than a party's life. These must be in writing. Please...


Ep. 27 Should I Use a Non Disclosure Agreement?

Today we’re going to be discussing the 8th legal issue facing entrepreneurs, “Should I use a non disclosure agreement?” So what is a NDA? What types are there? Here are just two types: Mutual non disclosure agreementsOne-way non disclosure agreements A well drafted non disclosure agreement will help protect your business while helping you grow to the next level. Get your copy of the Go Legal Yourself eBook FREE when you get the APP from your APP Store. Contact the Queen of Business...


Ep. 26 What Should I Do If I Get Sued

This is the 7th in a 10 part series on the ten legal issues facing entrepreneurs. Today we’re discussing “What should I do if I get sued?” This is not a subject most people want to even talk about. But it’s really important and best to prepare for when you get sued, rather then be caught off-guard. You don’t want to end up in court. There are two major downfalls of going to court: It becomes very, very expensive.It becomes public. There are ways you can settle a dispute prior to going to...


Ep. 25 Brian Smith: The Birth of a Brand

I’m so pleased to share with you this episode and interview with Brian Smith, Founder of UGG and author of The Birth of a Brand. Brian shares with us his stories, steps, and challenges taken to create the internationally successful brand UGG. The motivation to start, part-time jobs, a lucky break, the first achievement, too small to be big - to big to be small, failure and near disaster, a revelation, and the most valuable lessons learned. “Your most disappointing disappointments, always...