Have you ever struggled in life to discover your true calling?
You know, the one that inspires you to get out of bed without coffee or an alarm clock every morning!
With this online business, I’ve finally discovered my true life purpose!
At the time, I was still in college (had not thought about becoming a lawyer yet). I quit modeling to assist my father in navigating the legalities of this lawsuit (despite the fact that I was not a lawyer at the time).
I watched my father get sued because he failed to enter into THIS contract with his freelancer!. It’s incredible how a single legal contract could have saved us so much heartbreak and money. My father hired a freelancer to do contract work for his company. It was a handshake agreement, and this contractor was a “so-called” friend of my father’s! So, needless to say, my father didn’t bother writing anything down before working with this guy.
You can probably guess what happened next, right? Something that completely turned our lives upside down!
I remember this day like it was yesterday because I came home from college and saw my father get served with a $90,000 lawsuit!!!
We froze in terror.
Dad was furious because he had put his trust in this contractor and was now being punished for being the “NICE GUY”!
The lawsuit lasted a YEAR before we were finally able to settle and resume our sleep.
That’s a lot of money, and to be honest, it was my father’s entire ONE YEAR INCOME that he lost in an instant.
This ONE legal blunder made by my father cost our family a lot of money.
You are not the only one who suffers when you are sued. Your entire family loses sleep and appetite because of your actions.
As a result, I grew up eating NOODLES rather than STEAK.
I’d rather spend my weekends READING A BOOK than shopping for FANCY CLOTHES.
I spent all of my money on BOOKS to learn rather than GOING OUT.
I canceled all of my plans to help my father with his BUSINESS rather than hang out with my FRIENDS.
This heartbreaking and life-changing lawsuit changed everything in my life.
But there was ONE silver lining in all of this for me. I knew I had to become a lawyer to help other entrepreneurs avoid making the same legal mistakes that leave you financially and emotionally devastated!
But first and foremost, I became a teacher. I once asked myself, “If money and time were not an issue, what would I be doing right now?”
The response was that I wanted to TEACH… Above all, TEACH AND FEED THE ORPHAN CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD.
That desire to teach led me to work as a teacher at my high school and then at a community college.
Teaching satisfies my deepest desires, my longing to make a difference in the world. It enabled me to send money to teach and feed orphan children all over the world, even if I couldn’t be there in person.
It’s a magical feeling to be able to teach others no matter where you are.
That is why the saying goes, “Once a teacher, always a teacher!”
Did you know that 10% of my earnings are used to feed and educate children around the world who do not have parents? Things that we take for granted. So please know that every time you buy something from me, you are making a child around the world SMILE.
Being a lawyer came EASY to me because I had already spent ONE YEAR making sense of the business legalities when my father was sued. I worked as a paralegal for free because I was determined to see my father win his lawsuit.
I knew my father had made a big legal mistake by not signing a contract with his freelancer, but I couldn’t believe we had to pay such a big financial and emotional price for it.
I couldn’t bear the thought of any other small business owner experiencing the same anguish, agony, and financial loss that we did as a family.
I knew I wanted to be a lawyer and teach other business owners how to avoid these legal mistakes!
I learned a lot about business while assisting my father in rebuilding his.
Watching my father work LONG HOURS to kick-start his business was truly inspiring because I saw him reap the benefits of his efforts as well. Our lives improved after the lawsuit was settled and he began making money with his business.
Dad was completely in charge of his time. He still had to work 80 hours per week, but he was his own boss.
Money is measured in terms of time. He chose how much or how little work he wanted to do in a day. He’d never had to report to a boss in his life. It became clear to me that self-employment equaled self-happiness for him (and for me because I got to spend time with him at his business), and I aspired to have the same happiness when I grew up. So I embarked on my never-ending quest for side hustles.
Over the years, I’ve owned a variety of businesses (modeling, home tutoring, teaching, coaching, freelance work, writing, and editing business, etc).
But, above all, BLOGGING has completely transformed my life.
One day, I came across a YouTube video of six-figure bloggers, and they inspired me to start my own blog! The following day, I purchased their Pro Blogger bundle to begin my blogging journey. I was so impressed with the course that I became an affiliate for them. This is my affiliate link if you want to check it out to see if it can help you transform your life as well. I’ve never looked back since because I made my $1,000 in my first month of blogging!
In less than two months, I had made $3700 from my blog. From there, I continued to outperform my blogging goals month after month (while also working full-time as a lawyer!).
The wonderful thing about blogging is that you can choose how much effort you want to put into it. Some weeks you will work a little extra, while others will be slow for you. You set your own pace.
In my fourth month of blogging, I earned $10,000, and two months later, I earned $20,000! This is when other bloggers began contacting me for blog coaching because they wanted to know my success secrets. If you’re curious, here’s a list of all the other business and blogging resources I used to make money quickly.
When I looked at ALL of my different sources of blog income (you should always diversify your blogging income by the way) and discovered that I made $60,000 in a single month, I cried with joy and excitement!!!
In this blog post. I explain how I made $78,000 in a single month. It was incredible, and I’m still in awe, and my heart is overflowing with gratitude! Here’s a screenshot of one of my blog income sources (my legal templates and services here), which brought in nearly $50,000 that month!!
This is not the only way I make money from this blog but it really shows me how much my customers LOVE my legal templates here. Another $10,000+ comes from other sources such as affiliate marketing, sponsorships, speaking gigs, and so on.
With my full-time job as a lawyer, I’ve been blogging like a crazy lady, and to take my blog from 0 to seven figures is truly a dream come true!
Owning an online business differs slightly from owning a brick and mortar business, but the core principle remains the same – you are your own boss!
The key difference is that you are not tied to one location, and your overhead costs are significantly lower.
An online business, such as blogging, gives you the freedom to work from anywhere in the world, which a brick and mortar business does not. Remember, no matter how successful you are at your job, it is never too late to start something on your own, even if it is just a hobby at first that grows into full-time self-employment later on.
have all been my pillars for success, and now i want to help you too!
In the last ten years, I’ve helped over 30,000 bloggers and entrepreneurs who have happily purchased my legal templates and used my legal services as a lawyer to protect their online businesses. I’ve also been featured on over 200 websites, so to say I’m busy and experienced is an understatement!
If you have the right tools on your side, protecting your online business legally doesn’t have to be complicated or stressful.
I’ve had the honor of working with thousands of entrepreneurs and helping them go from confused and intimidated by the law to breathing a huge a sigh of relief in as little as 30 minutes!
Are you next?
I’m SO excited to work with you too!
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