Entrepreneur Book Club

Our Entrepreneur Book Club features books to help you launch your business venture.  We have curated books for those entrepreneurs who want to take charge of their careers.

LAW

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Do you have what it takes to start a law practice?

Much of running a law practice is having the right mental attitude, drive, and focus. Author Michael F. Brennan, Esq. gives advice on the mental motivation to becoming a success. And he also talks about how to handle the negatives: set-backs, self-doubt, and what other people think. It is an excellent guide to examine whether having your own law practice is right for you and giving you the motivation to conquer the challenges.

Read Solo out of Law School: A “How Can” Guide to Starting a Law Firm as a New Attorney.

 

Need practical advice for starting your own law firm?

Catherine Hodder, Esq. and Kelly C. Sturmthal, Esq., put together a resource manual that sets out a step-by-step action plan for starting a new law practice utilizing the latest technology.  From setting up your legal structure, to choosing the right systems and software, to handling collections and clients, to marketing strategies, this is an excellent reference. The second edition has over 20% more information including marketing with social media.

With sample forms and letters, helpful links, website information and checklists, this book has mapped out everything an attorney needs.  An excellent reference for attorneys who want to operate with low overhead or have a mobile law office.

Read Law Office on a Laptop: How to Set Up Your Own Successful Mobile Law Practice, Second Edition

REAL ESTATE

Thinking about a career in real estate?Before You Are Licensed Book Cover

Real estate broker Katherine Scarim has put together a short guide of what you should do before you launch your career in real estate. She outlines 13 steps to help you get a head start in a competitive field.

Read Before You Are Licensed: 13 Actions to Jump Start Your Future Real Estate Career by Katherine Scarim.

 

Already have a career in real estate?

Real estate broker Katherine Scarim has compiled sage advice from a real estate broker, a real estate attorney, a mortgage broker, a home inspector, an insurance broker, and a business attorney.  Each professional shares their tips on how to navigate the real estate sale and closing process for a seamless transaction.

Read Dear Real Estate Agent, THERE ARE ANSWERS: Six Industry Professionals Share Their Knowledge.