Karen Tenenbaum, ESQ., LL.M., CPA – Women Really Mean Business 027 – Expert Networking & Business Building Advice
Karen J. Tenenbaum, ESQ., LL.M. (Taxation), CPA is the owner and founder of Tenenbaum Law, P.C. recognized as a leading tax firm. Tenenbaum Law, P.C. helps individuals and businesses facing IRS and New York State tax problems. Karen and her team have successfully represented clients in many areas including IRS & NYS tax collection, sales tax audits, NYS residency audits, non-filers, innocent spouse relief claims, liens, levies and seizures and so much more.
Listen in as Karen discusses the following:
*How being both a tax attorney and CPA helps her clients.
*Her focus on advising taxpayers about their options when they owe money to the IRS or NYS.
*How sitting around the kitchen table talking business when she was growing up inspired her business journey - in fact, she could not wait to run her own business someday.
*Achieving her goal of being one of the few women-owned businesses that reached 7 figures.
*Her advice for starting and running a business.
*The importance of knowing what you want AND taking action.
*Why networking events are vital - she's met over 10,000 professionals in her career.
*A smart way to remember people you meet at networking events.
*Why speaking and writing regularly is important.
*Building credibility and visibility to succeed.
*The necessity and value in developing your marketing plan.
*Networking events SHOULD NEVER BE FOR SALES - focus on the social aspects - it's important you don't sell.
*Her passion for teaching children about money - not only her own children but also helping families by creating both a non-profit and for-profit company to do this.
*Tips on how to get media attention.
*The ATHENA leadership principle she comments on is "live authentically."
*Clarity, consistency and taking action are vital for your business.
*You cannot do it all - you need help - including a great team and developing relationships.
*Why having a great social network is important in business.
*Useful resources to build your business - in fact, she was able to grow her business by $250,000.
*Why your business needs to survive without your presence.
*Her commitment to helping build up other women in business.
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Recommended Links From Karen:
Official website of Tenenbaum Law: Litaxattorney.com
Email Karen: firstname.lastname@example.org
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