Episode 81: Get Your Legal and Business Foundation in Order—with Carol Stewart

In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I speak with Carol Stewart, Executive Director of Neal Johnson Enterprises, LLC, who mentors sole proprietors on how to quickly form their single-member Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and get past the overwhelm and confusion that it often brings with it. In this podcast, she takes you step by step through the process of making initial decisions about your consulting business and forming your LLC. She also touches on the benefits of establishing your consulting business as an LLC, including how it can protect your personal assets.



Carol Stewart

Carol Stewart knows that forming an LLC makes sense for many sole proprietors and that it can be a consuming and laborious process. In this podcast, we talk about:

  • Learning the hard way about how LLCs can protect personal assets

  • Understanding the advantages of having an LLC

  • Doing the 10 things that you need to do to get your LLC formed

  • Navigating the differences in LCC formation in various states

  • Avoiding cutting corners in the process

  • Responding when things aren’t clear and you have to move quickly

  • Scaling her business so she can serve more people while still doing her day job, including creating an e-book


More about Carol: www.njellc.com

For a 30-minute Clarity Session with Carol: 


To grab the Single-Member LLC Formation e-book mentioned in this episode: https://www.njellc.com/links


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