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Sarah Bartholomeusz on Lessons from Drug Dealers & The Importance of Living Your Values

Sarah Bartholomeusz on Lessons from Drug Dealers & The Importance of Living Your Values

Sarah Bartholomeusz is the Founder of the award-winning commercial law firm, You Legal, which she launched while she was seven months pregnant.

In today’s episode, Sarah joins us to talk about her journey growing her own law practice, where her employees work from wherever they want at a time that’s convenient for them. Sarah describes how important You Legal’s values are to the business, and the impact they have had on recent hires.

Sarah also talks about her three books and reveals the thing that inspired her to write a book about drug dealers. She tells us a fascinating story about American Gangster Frank Lucas and reveals the lessons that we can learn from his downfall. She also shares her insights and advice on what legal steps you should take to protect your business.

Sarah also talks about the role that giving back plays in her business and her life. She tells us how taking her kids to visit Cambodia has helped educate them on how fortunate we are to live in Australia, and that there are people in the world that need our help.

What You Will Discover in This Episode:

  • How Sarah runs a law practice with flexible hours and remote employees.
  • How Sarah launched her business while she was 7 months pregnant.
  • Why Sarah decided to write a book about drug dealers.
  • How travelling to developing countries has helped Sarah educate her kids.
  • How B1G1 helped Sarah go from fractured giving to a structured process where they could track their impact.
  • The impact visiting Cambodia had on her perspective and desire to give back.
  • What we can learn from American Gangster Frank Lucas, and the one thing that was his undoing.
  • Things you should consider trademarking to avoid a rebranding disaster.


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