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February 10, 2021 45 min

Do you ever ask yourself "Should I sign a subcontract I don’t understand—one that might even put my company at risk? Or should I refuse to sign and lose the job?" If you do, you are going to want to tune in for this week's podcast!

In this episode of the Contractor Radio Podcast, we talk with attorney Karalynn Cromeens from The Cromeens Law Firm and discuss her book "Quit Getting Screwed: Understanding and Negotiating the Subcontract".

2:00 - Introduction to Karalynn Cromeens
9:25 - What is Your Greatest Achievement? What is in the Book?
17:00 - 1099 Contractors and Non-Competes
23:51 - What is the Worst Situation You Have Seen Due to Someone Not Having a Correct Agreement in Place?
26:38 - Big Aspects of the Book
28:10 - Most Valuable Piece of Advice from a Mentor
31:23 - About the Website:
34:30 - How Do You Want to Be Remembered?
36:45 - Get the Book:
36:45 - Contact Karalynn at or Call 713-715-7334
38:50 - Parting Thoughts

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