Christina Schenk-Hargrove

Interviews with small business owners – how to get access to expert advice

This fourth interview in our series is a special treat: our interviewee is Vanessa O'Connor, and attorney with the Harvard Law School Transactional Law Clinic. TLC is an amazing resource for small business owners who can't afford the legal advice they need to build a...

Conversations with small business owners – lessons from the design world

This is the third in our series of interviews with solopreneurs and small business owners. If you have read the prior posts about these interviews, you know the story, but in case you haven't, here it is again: As small business owners, we are often isolated from our...

Conversations – if you had a friend who was a lawyer, what advice would he give you?

This is the second of a series of interviews that were recorded in mid-2020. As small business owners, we are often isolated from our peer group of other business owners.  This feeling of isolation and figuring it out on our own was exacerbated in 2020 by the effects...
Planning For Catastrophe

Planning For Catastrophe

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the best thing you can do for your business longevity is to make a plan for when things go wrong. When a client asks me what to do first when starting a new business, I tell them to think about insurance. Ask yourself, what...

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