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Jonathan Sparks

Lawyer, Podcaster, Rock N RollerSparks Law

Atlanta Area

Member Since March 2019




The founder of Sparks Law, Jonathan Sparks is rocker-lawyer for thousands of business owners across the United States. Applying his knowledge as an entrepreneur, himself, Sparks has authored multiple articles for Forbes and Small Business Trends magazines. He is also a contributing author for ‘Business Success Secrets: Entrepreneurial Thinking That Works’, a USA Today, Amazon, and Wall Street Journal best-selling book. Jonathan Sparks is a jack of all trades, with a successful legal and business coaching career. He's the host of ‘Success, Decisions, & Rock N’ Roll’, a motivational, self-help podcast about improving your life and becoming “the best version of yourself.” The show dissects obstacles we face when aiming for success, and secret tips and tricks to breaking through our own constraints. Versatile as ever, Jonathan is also a Singer Songwriter, producing rock-infused tracks with a touch of blues, Sparks has launched his solo career after performing in bands Lucid Rain (2004) and Poésis (2007). Having performed around the country opening for Tom Petty and Santana’s original band, Sparks is already selling out venues in Atlanta, including the city’s famous jazz club The Velvet Note and Smith's Olde Bar. Working with Peter Barker, who served as chief engineer at Sony Studios in the ‘90s and who more recently produced music for artists including Fall Out Boy, Jeff Beck, and Guns N Roses, Sparks has been releasing a new single every month in 2022.

Published content

12 Helpful Tips for Communicating Bad News to Staff and Stakeholders

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Sharing bad news with your company's employees or stakeholders is never easy, especially when the bad news may directly affect them. Because of this, it's important to strike the right balance between remaining calm and professional while delivering the news in an empathetic manner. To further help you through this situation, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) answered the following question:

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An advisory board can be a helpful resource for a business at any stage of growth. Whether you're launching a brand-new startup or looking to exit after a period of successful growth, getting advice from experienced leaders in your industry can help you reach your goals in the most efficient and well-planned way. If you've never built a board of advisors before, it can be challenging to identify the right members to bring on. Below, eight members of Young Entrepreneur Council each share one essential trait of a quality board advisor and why this trait makes them an excellent asset for your business.

10 Ways Busy Small-Business Owners Can Make Time for Professional Development

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Running a small business can be time-consuming, so certain tasks may be pushed back in favor of more pressing ones. One task that should be prioritized, however, is professional development. By making the time to learn, you'll be better poised to grow as a leader and scale your business for the long term. To help you achieve this, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members responded to the following question:

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One-on-one meetings can be powerful opportunities for employees and managers to connect on goals, reassess tasks and brainstorm ideas, but they can also turn into wasted time if not leveraged properly. If there’s no agenda to follow or neither party is sure what to discuss, the meeting may end early and without any real progress made. By asking the right questions, however, managers can gain better insights from their team members, discovering what truly motivates them and what’s holding them back from achieving their goals. To help, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council share some of the questions they like to ask during one-on-one meetings and why they think these questions help improve the quality of their conversations.

Want to Retain More Employees? 8 Tips for Becoming a Better Manager

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If bad managers are a top reason why people quit their jobs, you should strive to be a leader who makes people want to stay. Managers can make or break a company. A good manager can drive a team forward, keeping them motivated and interested in working toward company goals. A bad manager, however, can drive great employees out the door with a complete lack of inspiration and guidance. To help businesses avoid creating the kind of leadership team and culture that make people want to quit, a group of successful entrepreneurs shared what they believe it takes to be a good manager. Follow their recommendations to become the type of manager no employee wants to leave.

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Taking up a side hustle has become increasingly popular and easier to achieve in the modern digital age. While there are countless side hustles people can take advantage of, there may be a few opportunities that are more lucrative than others. If you're looking for your next side hustle idea, it helps to get inspiration from individuals who have successfully launched and grown businesses themselves. Below, members of Young Entrepreneur Council each share one side hustle they believe will be popular in the coming years and why each one is such a good opportunity.

Company details

Sparks Law

Company bio

Sparks Law can handle the needs of the smallest start-up to the industry giant, and believe us, we know that legal solutions are no longer a luxury. Whether it is that one incident that requires intense legal representation or simple issues that arise naturally in the day-to-day business context, companies need a law firm that is on their side. We are business owners just like you and understand the opportunities and challenges of building something lasting and important. We cannot commit to open-ended invoicing from our service providers either. We measure our resources and employ them in a way that creates value for our clients first and our company second. Sound familiar? We treat you the way we want to be treated.


Legal Services

Area of focus

Intellectual Property

Company size

2 - 10

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