We can help you make things.
Things that solve complex problems.
Things that make your customer’s world better.
Things that make you money.
A lot of money.
We’re Rodgers Collective and we help service businesses create, sell and protect digital products that make the world a better place.
You have a product in you. An innovative game changer that will solve problems and improve the lives of your people. But life keeps getting in the way. We can help you get that product out into the world. And that’s just the beginning, because we don’t believe in creating digital clutter that collects e-dust on the shelf. We believe in creating flagship products that not only shift industries, but also shift the lives of their creators (that’s you). Make the world a better place and make bank? You’re damned straight.
So how do we do this voodoo that we do?
In a variety of ways. Whether you need business coaching to help unveil your flagship product idea and hold you accountable while you bring it into the world, or need to get out of town so you can sit in the chair and make the damn thing, or just need a safe space to share your ideas and get inspired in a fun environment, we’ve got you covered.
Know what else we can help you cover? Your ass. We can help you create a solid brand for your product and protect said solid brand (and you can even DIY it). We can also help you build a legit business around your product and prevent you from being sued by your customers and others.
We specialize in all things product.
Our team is perfectly suited to make your business dreams happen. We know how it feels to be the one breaking the mold with bold ideas and unprecedented goals that others dismissed as crazy. We also know how good it feels to make the impossible a reality, and to delight your customers and clients by doing the work for them that no one else had the vision to do. We know what it’s like to feel like you can’t not do the thing that calls upon you, and we also know what it’s like to reap the rewards of your bravery. To be sure, we’ve got audacity in common and we can support you.
We’ve been featured in various media outlets, including Fast Company, MSNBC, Forbes and The Washington Post. During the last five years, we’ve advised some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs out there. We’ve also donated our time and expertise to help fledgling business owners through Kiva and other organizations. And, we’ve been having fun while doing it.
We can help you create your best work.
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Your Product Team:
Rachel is a business lawyer turned business coach, intellectual property strategist, creator of Small Business Bodyguard and all around badass.
Before Rachel was showing service business owners how to build powerful products, she was running a very non-traditional law firm that disrupted the legal industry by making it surprisingly easy (and damn fun) for innovative companies to work with experienced attorneys and get the legal help they need to do the crazy stuff they want to do.
In 2013, she created the Small Business Bodyguard: Cover Your Bases, Cover Your Assets, Cover Your Ass. This game-changing legal resource has been called “fun and engaging” by New York Times bestselling author Chris Brogan and a “graduate-level course on how to build a strong foundation for your business” by CEO of OurDeal, Kyle Durand.
Rachel is known for being an innovator and master of productizing services and creating high-quality, high profit products. SBB and the other legal kits she’s created have been transformative, generating over half a million dollars in revenue in just two years and serving 1,700 small businesses around the country.
Rachel has spoken on the subject of creating products, building solid service businesses and intellectual property in numerous venues including a class on CreativeLive, to MBA students at MIT and at various conferences including, InfusionCon.
Rachel received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and her “MBA” the hard way, by building various successful ventures over the last 5+ years and learning from the best business minds out there. Before becoming an entrepreneur Rachel worked for various state and federal judges, a high-impact non-profit and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
When Rachel isn’t taking care of clients or creating new products, she enjoys baking in the kitchen (barefoot, with rosé in hand), lifting weights, juicing (the green kind, not the steroid kind), reading to her toddlers, being a “dance mom” and going on new adventures with her family (her favorite destination being France, of course!).
Interested in hiring Rachel to speak at your next event? Click here.
Tressa keeps us all in line as the Operations Manager and Launch Specialist for Rodgers Collective.
Tressa is the amazing Operations Manager and has been on our team for over 3 years. She handled the entire operations side of the creation and launch of Small Business Bodyguard. She is a project manager, back-office coordinator, people manager, and knows product development and marketing incredibly well. And, yes, she pulls it all off.
Tressa is one of those extremely organized, type A people who has a grasp on both the nitty gritty details and the big picture in ways that most people don’t. This has allowed her to systematize and streamline all of our business ventures over the years so we can provide amazing service and don’t have to work like dogs. Simply put: she’s a machine. Nay, she’s our machine and you will have the benefit of Tressa’s expertise if you choose to work with us.
That’s right, Tressa will be available to answer your questions and point you in the right direction when it comes to software, systems, hiring a team, managing a team, offering amazing customer service (without killing yourself), executing an amazing launch and all things operations.
Once upon a time, she trudged through traditional corporate work in management and finance before completing her MBA and moving on to innovative businesses (smart move, Ma’am). Tressa and her husband reside in New Mexico, but she’s always planning her next visit to England (thanks, BBC). When she’s not hard at work, she’s busy as a bee reading, playing, and being a princess with her two young daughters, or reading zombie books after they’ve gone to sleep.
Lauren is an attorney and copywriter at Rodgers Collective. She’s got first-hand entrepreneurial experience and an intellectual property twinkle in her eye.
Lauren is an intellectual property lawyer and creative genius. Not only is she extremely talented when it comes to identifying and monetizing products, but Lauren has a plethora of secret talents that you will come to know (and love) as a client of Rodgers Collective.
One of Lauren’s secret talents is copywriting. Lauren contributes as a writer and editor to many of our products, email campaigns and sales pages. She is both concise and hilarious and can make the most boring topic entertaining and enticing. You will come to love having Lauren’s feedback on your product and marketing copy.
In addition to her copywriting talent, Lauren has a breadth of creative and entrepreneurial experience. She has been a professional choreographer–working with music artists and some of Finland’s biggest and oldest corporations–, a freelance contributor to Apartment Therapy, and she is the co-founder of a Helsinki-based design company operating in the European Union. Simply put, Lauren is the queen of creativity around here.
When she isn’t wearing her lawyer and creative entrepreneur pants, she is most likely wearing three layers of winter pants, shielding herself from the Finnish winter as she strolls about in search of the perfect cup of coffee, an indie rock gig, or a contemporary dance class.
Dediako is the ‘money guy’ here at Rodgers Collective P.C.
Dediako is the master of money around these parts (official title = Operations Coordinator). He makes sure the cash flows and the taxes get paid. He’s also our resident tech wizard saving us from our technical snafus.
Before coming on board this crazy ship, Dediako was a Field Technician for Verizon and ran a real estate development business on the side (how’s that for a side hustle?). But his proudest gig yet was a stay-at-home dad for his two toddlers.
Dediako has a Bachelor’s in Economics from New York University and a Master’s from the School of Life (just kidding about that last one).
Yes, for those of you with a keen eye for last names, Dediako is Rachel’s husband and she may or may not have used the promise of baked goods to lure him into bringing his hustling and management skills to the Rodgers Collective table.