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How To: Avoid moving from one bad job to another

Rob LeVine |

You're looking to move on from your job. You dutifully made your list of “likes” and “dislikes” for your current job. The last thing you want to do is end up at a new job with...

How To: Work with your commercial lender to grow your business

David M. Eldridge |

Spring brings growth and new activity. In the commercial lending world, it's also when small- and mid-size businesses get serious about launching, growing or expanding. We celebrate...

How To: See value in negative role models

Rob Levine |

My first manager spoiled me. He looked out for me, pushed me to succeed and left me alone. He made it a point to constructively correct bad behavior, and was always there with public...

How To: Protect a small business from computer disaster

Nick Knowlton |

According to a recent CNN Money article, there are an estimated 1 million malware threats released every day. Many businesses, however, fail to implement appropriate security for their network and...

How To: Avoid the 5 temptations of success

Doug Packard |

A successful leader of a large organization that I met with recently remarked during our first interview, "Doug, I don't spend much time second-guessing myself."

How To: Sublet your way around a commercial real estate shortage

Justin Lamontagne |

At its most basic level, subleasing gives tenants an opportunity and right to find replacement tenants for their own space if things change.

How To: Create your company's media fact sheet

Nancy Marshall |

I have written in the past about creating an online media room. The most essential element of the online media room is your media fact sheet, so I decided to provide further detail on how...

Finance a business venture

Will Hatt |

NerdWallet recently named Maine No. 11 among most entrepreneurial states in the country, based on information from the U.S. Census Bureau’s County Business Patterns and data from Small...

Maximize the value of your company

Doug Packard |

When it comes time to contemplate retirement and sell a company, many business owners wait until a year or two from the transition to evaluate the value. But the ideal time to start thinking about...