Posts Categorized: Podcasts

How to Build an Effective Work Team – Patrick Veroneau

As you grow your business, you’ll need to develop effective teams to succeed. In this week’s episode leadership expert Patrick Veroneau speaks to us about the five dysfunctions of poorly performing teams, and how to build a work team that will grow your business.

Grow Your Business with Scratchpad Accelerator! – Jason Harkins

Looking to grow your Maine-based business? Are you scalable and looking for investment? Ready for your seed round? If so, then Scratchpad Accelerator may be for you! In this episode, we talk to Jason Harkins about Scratchpad Accelerator’s role in helping Maine business scale up, and quickly!

Family Owned Business in Maine: Challenges and Opportunities – Catherine Fossett

There are plenty of unique obstacles and opportunities for a family owned business. From succession plans to family dynamics, these companies face challenges other companies don’t run into. Thankfully, there’s an organization in Maine dedicated to helping these businesses grow and improve: The Institute for Family-Owned Business.

The Four Ways to Get Your Business Funded – Don Gooding

Whether you run a startup or have been in business for years, chances are at some point you’ve wanted access to more money. But how do you get that cash injection, and what is the right financial tool for your business? This week we’ve got Don Gooding on the show, talking about the Four Colors… Read more »

Made in Maine with Tammy Knight

Are you a “maker?” Do you have a physical product that you’re producing or manufacturing here in Maine? Did you know that Made in Maine can help you? To discover how, check out this week’s Fast Forward Maine podcast episode now!

What Maine Businesses Need to Know About HR – Angela Hansen

Do you have a full HR department or just someone who handles HR along with all the other hats they have to wear? In today’s episode, we talk to Angela Hansen of KMA Human Resource Consulting, who breaks down everything your growing business needs to know about HR. What are the bare minimums? What’s legally… Read more »

The Maine SBA is Working for You – Amy Bassett

If you’re a small business in the state of Maine looking for help or advice, the Small Business Administration can be of assistance. Through leadership training, certification programs, and other initiatives, the SBA is helping Maine businesses grow.  This week we’re joined by Amy Bassett, the District Director of SBA’s Maine district office, who shares… Read more »

Launching the Fast Forward Maine Podcast

This is where it all starts! Rich Brooks from flyte new media and Yury Nabakov from Machias Savings Bank explain the genesis of the Fast Forward Maine podcast and what you can expect in upcoming episodes.