For this week’s NOL guest, law and life are interconnected. The way this man handles his business is how he also handles his personal life (note: with integrity).
Ben Laski is an attorney, businessman, and entrepreneur. His law practice focuses on entertainment, intellectual property, health & fitness, hospitality, media, music, television, technology, motion pictures, and startup matters. I am honored to be a client. On the business and consulting side, Ben focuses on developing business opportunities, consulting, and obtaining deals for various companies, including innovative startups through his business expertise and relationships with companies such as Sony, Universal, CAA, IMG, MTV, Fox, Live Nation, ABC, CBS, premier advertising agencies, talent agencies, and many others. As an entrepreneur, Ben invests in various companies at angel, seed, and A round phases. Ben is also a tenured professor at Boston University’s Los Angeles campus. Ben obtained a B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his J.D. with Honors in Intellectual Property Concentration, from Boston University School of Law and his M.S., with honors, in Mass Communications from Boston University.
For more information, please visit laskilaw.com
In this episode, we discuss:
Ben’s journey, including his years as a DJ and later a manager in the music business, which still finds its way into his life today.
Check out his current Spotify playlist, a nod to his early “mix tapes”: https://open.spotify.com/user/benlaski/playlist/5v7GVxi60AsUHo4JIdE4Ba
His project for Alice In Chains
His list of principles he follows in both law and life, including communication, transparency, cultivating patience and more.
His unique approach to creating contracts
Ben’s advice on applying the principles with clients and with your family
The importance of making lists
Making change actually happen – taking action and creating good habits