Trademarks. Copyrights. Intellectual property. What do you need to know about these items to protect your ideas, and how do you stay out of hot water when it comes to work for hire, contractors, and social media? This week we speak with Andrew Kraus of Opticliff Law, an IP expert, on what growing businesses need… Read more »
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Understanding business insurance may not be the reason you went into business in the first place, but not understanding risk, coverage, and compliance could undermine everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve. In today’s interview, we talk with Josh Fifield, Senior Account Executive at Clark Insurance. He shares some new forces that could be driving… Read more »
Every great leader–in business or in life–needs to learn communication skills. If there’s a communication breakdown with your team, you can’t accomplish your goals and objectives. But how do you know if you’re doing a good job? And if you see an opportunity for growth, what changes can you make to improve? We’ll dive into… Read more »
MDF, The Maine Development Foundation, plays an important role in Maine’s business ecosystem. Led by Executive Director Yellow Breen, this non-partisan organization is helping to revitalize Maine’s downtowns and elevate our next generation of leaders. They have their finger on the pulse of the changes that are impacting Maine’s economic and workforce situation, and what… Read more »
Discover how the right assessment tools and technologies can improve your hiring process, making sure you’re getting the right person in the right position at the right time, so your business can grow and flourish.
It’s been said that it’s difficult to run a successful business in Maine. There are tax issues, regulation issues, and workforce issues. It can be even tougher in the rural sections of the state Yet many business leaders are making it work. Larry Barker, the President and CEO at Machias Savings Bank has a unique… Read more »