Archive for May 2021

How to Amend a Contract – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian.  Annette Hey there. Thanks for coming back for another episode of Office Talk. In today’s legal quickie episode, I’m going to be answering a pretty straightforward question. It’s more of like a logistical question versus like a legal question per se. But I was just having a…

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3 Things That Are Holding You Back in Business – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hey there! Thank you so much for joining me for this episode of Office Talk. Now, I wanted to do something a little different this time around. This is not your traditional legal quickie episode.  I’m not answering a question about law. I’m not interviewing anybody. I…

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What Contracts Do I Need for My Business? – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette When you first start your business, one of the first things you need to invest in from a legal perspective are a solid set of contracts. But then the question becomes, what contracts do I need for my business? I’m going to answer that question…

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How Licensing Works -Transcript

[Intro Music] I love you, but I’m not your lawyer. This is for your educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of this content without first consulting a lawyer. Annette Let’s talk licensing. What is licensing all about? Well, licensing is a really…

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How Do I Get a Client to Pay Me? – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hey, hey, hey, Annette here and I’m back with another legal quickie episode. In this episode, I want to answer the question, what do you do when a client won’t pay you. So let’s assume you’ve done all of the hard work, you’ve delivered the…

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Understanding Copyrights – Transcript

[Intro Music] I love you, but I’m not your lawyer. This is for your educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of this content without first consulting a lawyer. Annette When I often talk with business owners, they often get these two terms…

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Trademarks & Picking a Name for Your Business – Transcript

[Intro Music] I love you, but I’m not your lawyer. This is for your educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of this content without first consulting a lawyer. Annette Hey everyone!  Today, I want to talk about picking names for your company, for…

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Should I File My Business as an LLC? – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hi, friend. It’s Annette. And I’m back with another legal quickie episode. Now before we dive into this week’s question, I just want to give a huge thank you to all of you who have taken the time to leave a review on iTunes. It really…

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How Do I Get Out of a Contract? – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hey guys, Annette here and I’m back with another Office Talk episode. Before I dive into this week’s legal quickie question, I wanted to share a few housekeeping items. The first is next month, I’m going to be doing a ton of webinars for you…

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Do I Need to File for a Trademark? – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hey, welcome back. This is Annette and I’m back with another legal quickie episode where I answer commonly asked questions about the law in about 10 minutes or less. This week’s question is all about trademarks. And particularly – Do I need to file for…

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How to Get Out of a Contract – Transcript

[Intro Music] I love you, but I’m not your lawyer. This is for your educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of this content without first consulting a lawyer. Annette You’ve entered into a contract with a client and things aren’t going so…

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Spring Cleaning Your Life and Business: 3 Questions to Help Get Rid of the Clutter and Make Room for Magic – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette: Hey guys, welcome back to another episode of Office Talk. I’m your host Annette Stepanian and in this week’s episode, I want to talk about two of my favorite things: spring cleaning and your business.  Now, if you’re listening to this episode when it originally…

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How to Scale Your Creative Business with Kristy Rice – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette   Welcome back to another episode of Office Talk. I’m your host, Annette Stepanian. And in this week’s episode, I’m having a really, really great conversation and an important one, with Kristy Rice of Momental Designs.  Now, if you find yourself that you’re in a creative line…

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Legal Roundup: Your FAQs Answered – Transcript

[Intro Music] I love you, but I’m not your lawyer. This is for your educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of this content without first consulting a lawyer. Annette Well, hello there and welcome to another episode of Office Talk podcast. In…

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10 Ways to Uplevel Your Business – Transcript

[Intro Music]  This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette  Welcome back to a brand new episode of Office Talk. Now, this week’s episode is – I’m really excited about this. I’ve been wanting to do an episode like this for quite a while, but just the right opportunity had not come along. So a…

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Things to Know When You Work with a Lawyer: From Fees, Questions to Ask, Finding One Who Gets You, and Figuring Out How to Prioritize Your Legal Needs – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette: Hey, it’s me. I’m back for the first solo episode in quite a while. I missed you. So it’s just me and you again today. It’s all we’re doing – we’re talking about the law just mean you. In today’s episode, I want to talk…

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What Your Contract Says About You – Transcript

[Intro Music] This is Office Talk with Annette Stepanian. Annette Hey there. And welcome back to another episode of Office Talk. In today’s legal quickie episode, I want to talk about what your contract says about you.  So here’s a true story about what happened to one of my clients. And I’m not going to go…

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My IVF Story – Transcript

[Intro Music] Annette: Welcome back to another episode of Office Talk. Now, you may or may not have noticed that I haven’t published any new episodes of the podcast for a hot minute. I think my last episode came out in November, and we’re here in July. So what the heck happened? After more than…

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