On Line Reviews

Ask Jade: January 2021 Many businesses are rightfully concerned about the significant effect of negative reviews on their reputations, but efforts to keep consumers from voicing their concerns may violate the law. Congress unanimously passed the Consumer Review Fairness Act to protect people’s ability to share in any forum their honest opinions about a business’ products, services, …

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E-Commerce Laws

A lot of us are strictly online eCommerce businesses these days. A big question always is, “Where should I form or register my business?” Default answer is in your home state – where you live and do most of your work is usually the easiest and best.

Sharing Resources

Jean’s Journal, November 2020 Jim Stovall is a leader who inspires people to do better. Other’s describe him as someone who is “constantly seeking ways to make one believe they are better than they think they are.”  I love his famous quote: “You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, …

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Social Media and the Law

Attorney Jade Carpenter shares information that entrepreneurs must have regarding promoting themselves on social media platforms. That picture you are using on social media could get you into some legal trouble!

Communicating Across Gender, Generation, and Geography

Today’s workplace is growing more and more diverse. Diversity is a phenomenal element to any profession, however learning to communicate across gender, age, and cultural gaps can be difficult. If you are not careful in communication, you may offend the audience or client. It is no surprise that many corporations and businesses have brought me …

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COVID-19 Contracts

Ask Jade: September 2020 In this episode of “Ask Jade” Jade Carpenter shares information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and business contracts that every business owner should be addressing. Jade shares information regarding Force majeure and what that means for contracts that you may have signed. www.jadelawoffice.com Today I am going to touch on what many …

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Jean’s WESOS Journal – July 2020

Taking responsibility when we have sisters who are feeling excluded and not supported is what WESOS is all about – a community of women that refuse to let even one of their sisters fail. Be the change we want to see in the world, and that simple act will save the world. It begins with you.

Jean’s WESOS Journal – June 2020

Throughout this time, it has been incredible to watch WESOS remain unwavering. Our community is here for all WESOS Sisters to care, support, and encourage each other through authentic relationships, and she has proved her power and worth these last few months!

Estate Planning

Important information that we need to know about protecting our future through estate planning. If you are a small business owner, this information is vital!

XRay Thinking

“Our thoughts create our reality.” I love this statement. I live my life by it. I don’t know who originated it, but it’s an idea I’ve heard from Wayne Dyer. To me, it makes sense on so many levels. It feels a bit like common sense. Whatever we attend to the most we’re going to …

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Illinois Advertising Law

Hi everybody! Welcome to another episode of “Ask Jade”. So today I am going to go over advertising and laws that cover advertisingwithin your business. So this generally your deceptive advertising practices, unfair advertising, things to kind of lookout for. So you know you can just go out there and make unproven claims about your …

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