03 - Lawyering Up (with Kevin Slaughter)

03 - Lawyering Up (with Kevin Slaughter)

From Coach To Business

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It's time to lawyer up. We have Todd's business partner Kevin Slaughter on this episode. Kevin is a partner and Levenfeld Perkins in Chicago, and he gives us answers to many of the common questions about employees vs contractors, if it's ok to offer nutrition coaching, and whether or not waivers actually do anything. We also lay out many of the things that business owners need to think about when getting started. Even though you may think that you will always be best friends with your partners, that you will never need to raise money, and that you will always want to own a fitness business, things change. And, if you don't have a solid corporate structure in place with a clear operating agreement, you can find yourself in a nightmare scenario.
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It's time to lawyer up. We have Todd's business partner Kevin Slaughter on this episode. Kevin is a partner and Levenfeld Perkins in Chicago, and he gives us answers to many of the common questions about employees vs contractors, if it's ok to offer nutrition coaching, and whether or not waivers actually do anything. We also lay out many of the things that business owners need to think about when getting started. Even though you may think that you will always be best friends with your partners, that you will never need to raise money, and that you will always want to own a fitness business, things change. And, if you don't have a solid corporate structure in place with a clear operating agreement, you can find yourself in a nightmare scenario.
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