Episode 46: On Facing Critics & Dealing with Self-Doubt When Pursuing Your Big Idea with Somya Kaushik of Esq.Me

Somya Kaushik was a small firm litigator that was spending countless hours doing research for various tasks ranging immensely in subject. Through this experience, Somya had the idea to create a legal document marketplace and service platform designed exclusively for lawyers by lawyers. She decided to pursue this idea despite some initial criticism and now Esq.Me is a reality.

Learn more about Esq.Me in the episode as well as tips to help you have the confidence to pursue your big idea.

 

What you’ll learn:

  • How Somya came up with the idea of Esq.Me
  • Why Somya started and pursued Esq.Me
  • How technology plays are part in collaboration and workplace community
  • Somya’s mentality when pursuing her idea
  • The criticism Somya faced when creating Esq.Me and how she handled it
  • The obstacles she ran into when deciding to pursue Esq.Me
  • How Esq.Me works
  • How you can make money through Esq.Me
  • What services Esq.Me offers
  • What’s next for Esq.Me
  • Somya’s current lifestyle as a legal Tech Founder

Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

 

“The biggest thing is feeling like you have a purpose”

 

“The people who feel like they really have a purpose in their job and they’re really making a difference in their client’s life and they see it directly”

 

Connect with Somya:

 

On Her Website: (https://www.esqme.com/)

On Facebook: (https://www.facebook.com/esq.me)

On Twitter: (https://twitter.com/EsqMeLaw)

On Instagram: (https://www.instagram.com/esq.me/)

On Her LinkedIn: (https://www.linkedin.com/in/somya-kaushik-6a619652/)

On Her Company LinkedIn: (https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/5242474)

On Tumblr: (http://esqmelaw.tumblr.com/)

 

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