On the Joys and Demons of Entrepreneurship and Law with Genavieve Shingle [GWL 48]

The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast: Inspiration, Growth, and Tactics for Millennial Lawyers and Attorney Entrepreneurs show

Summary: If you haven’t joined our young lawyer community, get on it! We’re waiting for you! Sign up for the newsletter <a href="http://www.genylawyer.com/shakethingsup" target="_blank">here</a>.<br> Genavieve is an entrepreneur, a wife, and lawyer who runs several businesses, including Damsel in Defense and Damsel Goes Bare. She is sparkly, pink, and makes no apologies for it. Gena has figured out how to infuse her personality into her online legal business, and she is attracting the exact type of clients she wants to work with.<br> By observing how business coaches built communities and businesses entirely online, Gena was inspired to create an incredible lifestyle for herself while helping people with their legal needs online.<br> Things We Chat About in this Episode:<br> <br> How you can tell when a group of people need your help and how to build your business around their needs<br> How can you reach more people with your work?<br> How Gena created her first online legal business<br> How using social media exclusively for publicity generated over $20,000 in income in her initial launch<br> <br> <br> Don’t be afraid to infuse your personality in your legal practice and business<br> What is an affiliate program and how can lawyers use them with their businesses?<br> How you can create a lifestyle for yourself while still helping people<br> You will receive criticism if you’re different than the norm but Gena explains how you can deal<br> Even if you generate a 6-figure income, you can lose it all if you don’t manage your money well<br>  Always putting forward your best self is not necessarily authentic – being a business owner has crappy moments as well<br> Gena shares a prime example of a successful Facebook group and what it takes to create one<br> <br> Resources Mentioned:<br> Damsel in Defense<br> <a href="http://www.damselgoesbare.com/" target="_blank">Damsel Goes Bare</a><br> Facebook group – Gena + Jordana and the Magical Business Playground<br> Contact Info:<br> <a href="http://www.genavieveshingle.com/" target="_blank">www.genavieveshingle.com</a><br> Gena@genavieveshingle.com<br> Thanks for Checking Out the Show Notes and for Listening!<br> I really hope you enjoyed this episode. It was certainly a great experience for me.<br> If you feel like you just can’t keep the excitement you feel for this episode to yourself, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.<br> Also, please don’t forget to subscribe to the <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gen-why-lawyer-podcast/id972476575" target="_blank">GWL Podcast in iTunes </a>or in <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-gen-why-lawyer-podcast?refid=stpr" target="_blank">Stitcher Radio</a>. That way, every time I prepare a new episode for you, it’ll automatically show up in your phone.  No Fear Of Missing Out here.<br> Once last thing: I would truly appreciate it if you could leave an honest review for The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gen-why-lawyer-podcast/id972476575" target="_blank">iTunes</a>. Positive ratings and reviews help boost the visibility of the show and help me in reaching more young lawyers.<br> <a class="a2a_button_facebook" href="https://www.addtoany.com/add_to/facebook?linkurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.genylawyer.com%2Fgwl48%2F&amp;linkname=On%20the%20Joys%20and%20Demons%20of%20Entrepreneurship%20and%20Law%20with%20Genavieve%20Shingle%20%5BGWL%2048%5D" title="Facebook" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_twitter" href="https://www.addtoany.com/add_to/twitter?linkurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.genylawyer.com%2Fgwl48%2F&amp;linkname=On%20the%20Joys%20and%20Demons%20of%20Entrepreneurship%20and%20Law%20with%20Genavieve%20Shingle%20%5BGWL%2048%5D" title="Twitter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_google_plus" href="https://www.addtoany.com/add_to/google_plus?"></a>