As we publish our 100th episode, Rich Brooks looks back on lessons learned, how to grow your business here in Maine, and gives one last Fast Take. Thanks for tuning in to the 100th episode of Fast Forward Maine. This episode is a little different than the 99 that proceeded it, in the fact that […]
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Cash management is a problem for all businesses, but especially if you’re growing. It covers a lot of ground, from taking on additional payment options, managing your accounts payable, and avoiding the evolving problem of fraud, especially cyber fraud. In today’s episode we’ll look at ways you can improve your cash management so you can […]
How do you scale your company here in Maine? It doesn’t happen without planning, perseverance, and evidence-based entrepreneurship. In today’s episode we’ll explore exactly what that means, and how you can ensure that the problem you’re solving is worth fixing.
How do you view leadership inside your company? Is it top down, or are you investing in the leadership at all levels of your company? How can you create better leaders within your company, and what does that look like? We’ll tackle these questions and more with Bo Balcavage of Crestcom, a leadership training company.
There’s so much too running a successful business…attracting customers, retaining employees, running financials, improving deliverables, managing payroll, dealing with taxes…the list never ends. That can feel overwhelming, especially when what got you here won’t get you any further. To that end, we’ll be taking a look at how to develop systems that allow you to […]
I’m a big fan of LinkedIn. I know LinkedIn isn’t cool. I recognize it’s not the birthplace of dank memes or viral videos. But when it comes to helping me grow my business, it’s one of the best, most rewarding tools out there. And I’m only using a fraction of it.
As business owners and leaders, we all want more sales. How do we get that? Is it by hiring better sales people? Lowering our prices? Better marketing material? Before you take any of those steps, you need to understand the customer journey, which has changed dramatically over the past year. In this week’s episode, we […]
A lot of business owners say they’re interested in business growth, but there are real and imagined roadblocks along the way. Is your company ready for growth, or do you need to “shore up” your resources first? More importantly, are you ready for growth? Many business owners are secretly sabotaging their own growth and success. […]