Andrew Deen

Andrew Deen has been a consultant for startups in almost every industry from retail to medical devices and everything in between. He implements lean methodology and is currently writing a book about scaling up business.

Recent Articles Published by Andrew Deen

starting

The Pros and Cons of Founding With Friends

Should you start a business with a friend? To help you decide if you can “make it” as business partners, take a look at these pros and cons of founding with friends. Read more »

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How Many Hats Should You Wear? When to Outsource As an Entrepreneur

There are a lot of different tasks that entrepreneurs need to attend to when building a business, particularly at the beginning. Is it time to outsource some of your work? Read more »

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5 Steps for Entrepreneurs with an Idea, but No Funding

Every business starts with an idea. But, what if you don't have funding to bring your idea to life? If that sounds like you, follow these five steps. Read more »

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What Traits Should You Look for in Your Startup’s First Employees?

When you hire for your startup, you aren’t just bringing on an employee—you’re bringing on a partner, coworker, and a piece of the foundation on which you're building your business. Here's how to get it right. Read more »

managing

Five Signs That It’s Time to Scale up Your Business

Planning for growth is essential—but scaling your business too soon can spell disaster. Here are five key indicators that it's time to scale your operations. Read more »

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The 4 Keys to Building Brand Loyalty with Millennials

Marketing to Millennials shouldn't be any different than marketing in general, right? Actually, that's wrong. Here's how to create a marketing strategy that authentically appeals to the Millennial audience and builds brand loyalty. Read more »

Should you start a business with a friend? To help you decide if you can “make it” as business partners, take a look at these pros and cons.