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.
You’ll make mistakes when starting a company, no matter how many articles and books you read, but you’ll make fewer of them if you learn from those who came before you. Here are seven key things to do before starting a business. 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 of founding with friends. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »