The Grind

The Grind
The Grind is a weekly column that asks a revolving cast of young founders to take us through the daily rigors of running a business, as well as offer up advice on how they achieved milestones or overcame challenges. Follow The Grind on Twitter with the hashtag #ENTGrind.
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The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?
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The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?

For entrepreneurs, finally getting into the black is a huge accomplishment. But it can also be a stressful problem.
Adina Grigore
Stuck? 3 Ways to Push Through to Your Next Decision.
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Stuck? 3 Ways to Push Through to Your Next Decision.

As an entrepreneur, there will be times when you have a few options for the next step but don't know which choice you should make.
Karim Abouelnaga
How to Prepare for a Trade Show Without Breaking the Bank
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How to Prepare for a Trade Show Without Breaking the Bank

While trade shows are essential to grow your business, they can also be costly. Here is how to attend one on a budget.
Jason Lucash
3 Times Entrepreneurs Need to Say No to Be Successful
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3 Times Entrepreneurs Need to Say No to Be Successful

Start saying no more today, so you can concentrate on what matters the most in your startup.
AJ Agrawal
A Foolproof Method to Achieving Targets
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A Foolproof Method to Achieving Targets

By investing a small amount of time in planning, we can all guarantee success for ourselves and for our ideas.
Sarah Haselkorn
The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling
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The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling

Even if you run a scalable Internet business, you should still look beyond online channels for product validation and sales strategy support.
David Chait
How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup
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How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup

Writing a book while running a company is exhausting. But if done correctly, it can help build both your personal and business brand.
Adina Grigore
3 Entrepreneur Mottos That Need to Be Redefined
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3 Entrepreneur Mottos That Need to Be Redefined

Too often famous sayings can be misinterpreted and can do more harm than good.
AJ Agrawal
To Grow Your Customer Base Focus on EOA: Early, Often and Always
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To Grow Your Customer Base Focus on EOA: Early, Often and Always

When your company is small and new, it's the first customers to sign on who can make or break your business.
Sarah Haselkorn
How to Make a Mistake at Work and Get Through it Quickly
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How to Make a Mistake at Work and Get Through it Quickly

You need to acknowledge mistakes, take ownership of them and then ask how you can move forward together as a team.
Karim Abouelnaga
How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues
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How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues

With a new year, comes a new product cycle.
Jason Lucash
How to Be Your Own PR Machine
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How to Be Your Own PR Machine

Here are seven tips to increase brand awareness and press reach
David Chait
The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year
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The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year

Everyone knows reading is an important source of knowledge, but many don't understand how much they can actually learn by hitting the pause button, sitting down and picking up a book.
Moritz Plassnig
The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make
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The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make

Here are a few errors newbie entrepreneurs make -- and how to avoid them.
AJ Agrawal