The Legalpreneur Podcast

The Legalpreneur Podcast

Navigating the legal side of your business can be intimidating and expensive. Each week, join Andrea Sager, former big law attorney turned lover of all things small businesses, as she explains the legal necessities for small business owners. Whether you want to start a business, just launched a business, or have been in business for years, you will learn from Andrea and the world's most elite entrepreneurs on how to legally protect your business; and just how simple it can be.


April 24, 2023 9 mins

Welcome to the final episode of The Legalpreneur Podcast as we take our long-awaited hiatus. This is the end of the podcast..for now, as we step into a new chapter of our startup. Our team is spread thin, and to reach our goal of uprooting the legal industry for small businesses, as the founder,  I must give my full attention to the grand mission so that The Legalpreneur can continue doing what it does best, supporting small busine...

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Today on The Legalpreneur, I am excited to announce our long-awaited interview with George Ploss, the Global Director of the NetSuite Accelerator Program. Oracle recruited George through the diversity hiring initiative that targeted Veterans. He was brought on as a solutions consultant and quickly became the Senior Program Manager at Oracle in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Veterans. George's commitment to inclusivity le...

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April 10, 2023 12 mins

Are you clear on what qualifies as defamation? It’s a term that gets thrown around a lot in the entrepreneurial space, but today on The Legalpreneur, I am breaking down the five criteria to prove a defamation case. I clearly define what qualifies as defamation and break down common misconceptions about negative statements.

The main criteria of defamation are whether or not the statement can be proven as true or false and if it is ma...

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Do you have clarity on why you want to accomplish your goals? Today on The Legalpreneur, I want to inspire you to evaluate your goals, in order to understand your deeper motivations and decide if the life you're leading is the life you want. 

As we enter a new chapter of The Legalpreneur, I am thinking a lot about why I started this project. My goal is to sell The Legalpreneur for a billion dollars, so I can start a venture cap...

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Are you feeling burnt out? Today on The Legalpreneur, I welcome our longstanding member, Nicole Bensen, to discuss burnout, retreats, and mindfulness training. She got her start at Google, managing the well-being program for women. Working in big tech can be stressful, so Nicole took a leap of faith and started Tentacles and Tea, a wellness retreat and coaching business that helps you escape the grind in some of the most beautiful ...

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Are you in alignment with your purpose as an entrepreneur? Often your identity gets wrapped up in how you make money, but there are a million ways to make your fortune! Today on The Legalpreneur, we discuss identity and entrepreneurship with Cat Golden, founder of Nurses Inspire Nurses. She is one of The Legalpreneur's first members and today she shares how her membership helped her with everything she didn't know that sh...

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March 27, 2023 17 mins

Are you prepared to handle a PR nightmare? In today’s internet culture, your public image is a delicate thing that must be protected and sometimes recovered. Today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, I give you examples of how you can handle a potential PR nightmare and recover from cancellation. 

If you have done nothing wrong, I often recommend taking the high road and avoiding public acknowledgment of the attack on you or your business....

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March 24, 2023 8 mins

For three years, The Legalpreneur podcast has been helping educate small business owners on the legal side of the business. It has been a labor of love to do this show, and as The Legalpreneur membership grows, so does the need to focus on that expansion. Today, I am announcing our upcoming hiatus of The Legalpreneur Podcast. 

You will still have access to hundreds of episodes filled with everything you need to know about legally pr...

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March 20, 2023 9 mins

Not sure what Legalpreneur membership is right for you? Today on The Legalpreneur, I am excited to announce the launch of our new membership tier. I recognize that not every business needs the same level of legal aid, so the Base Membership is a basic package that gives you access to the essential services offered here at The Legalpreneur!

Whether you are a new client or a current member considering upgrading your membership, I am r...

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Are you actively creating a life that makes you happy? People often succumb to social expectations by settling into a career that negates their life purpose, but you don’t have to live that way! Today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, I remind you to forget what others think so you can focus on your happiness. It’s not always easy, but when you live on your own terms, you quickly realize that your happiness is indispensable.

It takes har...

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Is your information private? Today, on The Legalpreneur, I am sharing simple solutions to keep you and your information anonymous. Privacy is important, and your information is usually just a google search away, but there are steps you can take to keep your personal data off the public record.

Start by looking up your name on google,  if you have already filed any legal documents for your business with your personal information, tha...

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March 10, 2023 11 mins

We are close to reaching our goal of 2-2.5 million dollars in funding! It is exciting to reach our fundraising goals, so today on The Legalpreneur, I am sharing my strategy for building venture capitalist relationships. 

Traditionally, venture capitalism was a closed community. You could only meet investors by knowing someone who could introduce you. However, things are changing, and a new class of venture capitalists is emerging. I...

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Do you need an operations manager/ best friend for your business? Today on the Legalpreneur, I welcome back our operations manager, Kayla Bandy to chat about her role at the firm. Kayla is the one who brings my ideas to life and makes it all happen! She details what it takes to be an effective operations manager, and how she balances business, friendship, and bowling!

Yes, bowling! Outside of The Legalpreneur, Kayla is a professiona...

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Still not convinced that you need a trademark? Today on The Legalpreneur, I list my top 5 benefits that are exclusively available to federal trademark holders! Some basic protections are available without a trademark, such as the use of the ™ symbol, but obtaining a trademark ensures comprehensive protection of your brand on all fronts. 

Filing for a trademark currently takes about 13 months to fully process, but it is an investment...

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March 3, 2023 12 mins

Are you on the verge of burnout? Before you push yourself beyond your capacity, tune into this episode, where I share my tips to avoid burnout! Entrepreneurs are inherently persistent, but knowing when to take a break will help you in the long run! Yes, you could force yourself to work non-stop and push through every day, but inevitably it will take a toll on your mental and physical health.

Avoiding burnout is actually very simple....

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Do you know your Legalpreneur history? Today is a special episode with my best friend and Chief Operating Officer, Kayla Bandy! She has witnessed my ups, downs, and everything in between. Her insight into the inception of The Legalpreneur makes her the perfect host for today’s episode, as she asks me hard-hitting questions about life, love, and entrepreneurship. 

Friendship and business can mix, and I believe our tendency to over-co...

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Many local businesses struggle to find legal advice for their unique situation, so today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, I take you step by step through the process of legally starting your local business and break down how to safeguard yourself against lawsuits. 

The requirements for a local business are different than what is required of a national online brand. First, you need to establish if you need local or federal protection. To...

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February 24, 2023 10 mins

The default path for entrepreneurship is usually starting a small business, but did you know that building a startup is a viable alternative? Today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, I highlight the key differences between a small business and a startup, so you can decide which model fits your goals. 

 Scale is the main distinction between these business models; small businesses remain small while startups are designed for growth.

 If your...

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Attention all small business owners! Are you tired of unexpected expenses that are keeping your business from thriving? Today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, Christy Bowie joins us to discuss budgets and taxes for your small business. Christy is the host of The CEO Wingwoman and is TikTok famous for her expert advice on how to financially plan your 7 figure business!

You can make all the money in the world but without proper management...

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Are you working on a side hustle that is not legally protected? If the ultimate goal of your side hustle is to transition into a full fledged business, then listen up because this episode teaches how to take the first step. Today on The Legalpreneur Podcast, I want to motivate you to treat your side hustle as if it’s already a business, because the moment you’re advertising your goods or services, you absolutely are a legitimate bu...

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