Author Archives: Alec Marshman

Finding a Mentor: Know What…

As a small business owner, finding a mentor can be an incredibly valuable experience. A mentor can provide guidance, support, and encouragement as you navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship. Our executive coaching team can help you on your journey to … Continue reading

The Importance of SOP Development…

Developing effective SOPs requires a thorough understanding of your business processes and the ability to document them clearly. Forte’s operations team specializes in helping small businesses create and implement SOPs tailored to their unique needs. Here’s how we can support … Continue reading

The Importance of SOP Development…

In the hectic world of small business, maintaining efficiency and consistency is crucial for success. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is through the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). SOPs are detailed, written instructions designed to … Continue reading

Signs it’s time to scale…

Scaling a small business is an exciting yet challenging endeavor. Determining the right time and approach to expand requires a deep understanding of your company’s financial health, market position, and internal capabilities. At Forte, we recognize that scaling a business … Continue reading

Essential Business Concepts that Every…

Starting and running a small business is challenging and requires a deep understanding of various business concepts. As a small business owner, you need to have a solid understanding of not only the day-to-day operations but also the strategies and … Continue reading

Why Founders Shouldn’t Be Afraid…

Small business founders may be hesitant to pursue equity dilution as a means of raising capital from investors due to concerns about losing control over their company or receiving a lower return on investment. However, there are several reasons why … Continue reading

The Right Accounting and HR…

Accounting and HR tools are essential for small businesses because they help manage and streamline important financial and HR tasks. These tools can help businesses track income and expenses, manage accounts payable and accounts receivable, process payroll, and handle HR … Continue reading

How to Build a Financial…

A financial pro forma is an indispensable tool for small business owners, projecting future financial statements to provide a clear forecast of performance over a designated period. This strategic resource not only facilitates proactive adjustments to safeguard financial stability but … Continue reading

Mastering HR Best Practices: Building…

Employees are the backbone of every successful business. At Forte, we understand the importance of finding and supporting the right talent. Our HR solutions empower business owners to navigate the complexities of human resources, ensuring their team is cared for … Continue reading

Why It’s Important for Small…

A chart of accounts is a list of all the accounts that a small business uses to record and classify its financial transactions. It is a crucial tool for small business owners as it provides a framework for organizing and … Continue reading